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Old 03-21-2009
Data Pbrun command problem

Hi,
I want to automate pbrun command in one of my project but the problem is when i am running pbrun command then it is asking for some input as identification no.I redirect that number through a file but it's not working. I didn't got any option for that to pass it as command line.Is there any way to pass it so that i should not be forced it to pass as manually.If any one has any idea plz help....
# 2  
Old 03-21-2009
echo "YES" | Passyes.sh
# 3  
Old 03-21-2009
If the above does not work then try using expect(1);

Code:
#!/usr/local/bin/expect -f
spawn pbrun $argv 
expect "question" 
send "answer\r"

Replace the "question" string with what pbrun says, replace "answer" with your desired response.
# 4  
Old 03-23-2009
Hi,
The first solution that u provided will work for normal scripts but not for pbrun command.Second one is right but i don't want to use expect.any other solution
# 5  
Old 03-24-2009
If the questions and answers are always in the same order and the programme you are using supports it then you can use heretext, e.g.:

Code:
pbrun << EEOOFF
yes
no
1
fred
EEOOFF

# 6  
Old 03-24-2009
Another solution posted here: https://www.unix.com/shell-programmin...#post302290616
I'm not sure about the security implications in using this method.

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