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Old 10-12-2007
Expect buffer size increase, please help

Hi Group,
I am struggling to increase buffer size of expect,

sometimes after increasing the buffer size, expect captures all my expected output, sometimes not, :-(

I tried

match_max 700000
set expect_out(buffer) {}

Could anybody guide me for any solution.

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Old 10-12-2007
Take a look here and if it doesn't help, post some relevant script snippets.
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