pexpect: Python module for controlling and automating other programs¶
Pexpect is a pure Python module for spawning child applications; controlling them; and responding to expected patterns in their output.
ISC license: http://opensource.org/licenses/isc-license.txt This license is approved by the OSI and FSF as GPL-compatible.
Equivalent System Packages¶
$ conda install pexpect python:pexpect
macports: install the following packages: pexpect python:pexpect opensuse:
$ sudo zypper install pexpect python:pexpect
However, these system packages will not be used for building Sage because using Python site-packages is not supported by the Sage distribution; see https://trac.sagemath.org/ticket/29023