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.

Upstream Contact#

Type#

standard

Dependencies#

Version Information#

package-version.txt:

4.8.0

install-requires.txt:

pexpect >=4.8.0

Equivalent System Packages#

arch:

$ sudo pacman -S  python-pexpect

conda:

$ conda install  pexpect

Fedora/Redhat/CentOS:

$ sudo yum install  python-pexpect

freebsd:

$ sudo pkg install misc/py-pexpect

gentoo:

$ sudo emerge dev-python/pexpect

macports: install the following packages: py-pexpect

opensuse:

$ sudo zypper install python3${PYTHON_MINOR}-pexpect

void:

$ sudo xbps-install  python3-pexpect

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

If the system package is installed and if the (experimental) option –enable-system-site-packages is passed to ./configure, then ./configure will check if the system package can be used.