A Python extension
The current version is 1.9.
The e-mail address of the author has changed to
What is it?
This is an extension for a Python-feel to the Expect library.
It was inspired by the 1995 expy module, which had a decidedly Tcl
feel to it.
How is it different from other expect modules?
Other expect modules are based either on a C extension using
Don Libes' Expect library, or on various Python-based event loops.
ExpectPy is based on Don Libes' Expect library as well, but incorporates
a builtin C type with methods as well as
support for Perl-Compatible Regular Expressions
The complete module is written in C, taking advantage of the faster
I've included one of the test programs as an
It is meant to show the relationship between spawn, expect and send using
The project is now hosted on
There is a known bug
with ExpectPy's use of PCRE support and with the Tcl library.