[rancid] Re: Can someone tell me why the second expect isn't being executed ?

Austin Schutz tex at off.org
Tue May 20 22:01:22 UTC 2008

On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 01:41:02PM -0800, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:
>  	Hello All ,  This one is not making sense to me ,  expect see's 
> "$prompt" & and sends "show version\r" ,  But neither see's the regexp 
> "^Image.stamp.*" nor (of course) follows up with the send ...
>  	Any insights are helpful .  Tia ,  JimL
>    send "\r"
>    expect {
>      "$prompt" { send "show version\r" }
>      -re "^Image.stamp.*" { send "this stinks\r\n\n" }

	I would suspect the anchor is probably not valid, since the buffer
probably contains data before that. A health dose of the -d flag (sets
exp_internal) would help show what is being matched.


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