[lug] Expect Script, $expect_out(buffer) question
peter-lists at hutnick.com
Wed Nov 12 15:23:19 MST 2003
> I am using $expect_out(buffer) to capure needed data.
> I noticed that the buffer size does not change and
> many times does not capture all data I need.
> Is there away to configure the size of buffer to a
> bigger size?
> If not, is there another way to achieve the above?
I have never used expect, but I typed "man expect[enter]/size[enter]" and
the following appeared on my screen:
match_max [-d] [-i spawn_id] [size]
defines the size of the buffer (in bytes) used
internally by expect. With no size argument, the current size is
returned. With the -d flag, the default size is set. (The initial
default is 2000.) With the -i flag, the size is set for the named
spawn id, otherwise it is set for the current process.
which seem relevant to your query.
Peter "Email Interface to Man Pages" Hutnick
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