pexpect: Python module for controlling and automating other programs

Description

Pexpect is a pure Python module for spawning child applications; controlling them; and responding to expected patterns in their output.

License

ISC license: http://opensource.org/licenses/isc-license.txt This license is approved by the OSI and FSF as GPL-compatible.

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Dependencies

  • GNU patch

  • Python

Type

standard

Version Information

package-version.txt:

4.8.0

install-requires.txt:

pexpect >=4.8.0

Equivalent System Packages

conda:

$ conda install pexpect

macports: install the following packages: py-pexpect

opensuse:

$ sudo zypper install python3-pexpect

void:

$ sudo xbps-install  python3-pexpect

See https://repology.org/project/pexpect/versions, https://repology.org/project/python:pexpect/versions

However, these system packages will not be used for building Sage because using Python site-packages is not supported by the Sage distribution; see trac ticket #29023