Expect is a tool for automating interactive applications such as telnet, ftp, passwd, fsck, rlogin, tip, etc. Expect really makes this stuff trivial. Expect is also useful for testing these same applications. And by adding Tk, you can also wrap interactive applications in X11 GUIs. Expect can make easy all sorts of tasks that are prohibitively difficult with anything else. You will find that Expect is an absolutely invaluable tool - using it, you will be able to automate tasks that you've never even thought of before - and you'll be able to do this automation quickly and easily.
Maintainer: Juergen "George" Sawinski <jsaw [at] gmx [dot] net>
Remark: Does not allow parallel builds.
Build time (on reference hardware): 20% (relative to binutils)2
Installed size (on reference hardware): 1.15 MB, 59 files
Dependencies (build time detected): bash binutils bzip2 cf coreutils diffutils findutils gawk gcc glibc grep imake libx11 libxau libxdmcp linux-header make net-tools patch sed sysfiles tar tcl tk xproto
Installed files (on reference hardware): n.a.
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2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).