[lug] grabbing /dev/tty i/o

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Wed Aug 30 16:59:05 MDT 2000

Can you live with just setting up SSH trusts between the machines?

If you need help with that, I can help.


On Wed, Aug 30, 2000 at 04:26:52PM -0600, Atkinson, Chip wrote:
> Greetings,
> I'm trying to provide a response to the password: response from scp and have
> been unable to.  I looked at the code and scp is opening /dev/tty and
> reading the password response from there.  I'd like to be able to use a
> shell script, perl script, or C program to give scp the password, but I have
> been unable to do so.  Does anyone have any suggestions?  I know that expect
> can do it but I don't think I'll be able to use expect everywhere.
> Thanks in advance,
> Chip
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