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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-testsuite-tools-expect" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="expect.html"?>
10
11  <title>Expect-&expect-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-testsuite-tools-expect">
14    <primary sortas="a-Expect">Expect</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Expect package contains a program for carrying out scripted
21    dialogues with other interactive programs.</para>
22
23  </sect2>
24
25  <sect2 role="installation">
26    <title>Installation of Expect</title>
27
28    <para os="c">Now prepare Expect for compilation:</para>
29
30<screen os="d"><userinput>./configure \
31    --prefix=/tools \
32    --with-tcl=/tools/lib \
33    --with-tclinclude=/tools/include</userinput></screen>
34
35    <variablelist os="e">
36      <title>The meaning of the configure options:</title>
37
38      <varlistentry os="e1">
39        <term><parameter>--with-tcl=/tools/lib</parameter></term>
40        <listitem>
41          <para>This ensures that the configure script finds the Tcl
42          installation in the temporary testsuite-tools location.</para>
43        </listitem>
44      </varlistentry>
45
46      <varlistentry os="e2">
47        <term><parameter>--with-tclinclude=/tools/include</parameter></term>
48        <listitem>
49          <para>This explicitly tells Expect where to find Tcl's internal headers.
50           Using this option avoids conditions
51          where <command>configure</command> fails because it cannot
52          automatically discover the location of the Tcl source directory.</para>
53        </listitem>
54      </varlistentry>
55
56    </variablelist>
57
58    <para os="f">Build the package:</para>
59
60<screen os="g"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
61
62    <para os="i">Install the package:</para>
63
64<screen os="j"><userinput>make SCRIPTS="" install</userinput></screen>
65
66    <variablelist os="k">
67      <title>The meaning of the make parameter:</title>
68
69      <varlistentry>
70        <term><parameter>SCRIPTS=""</parameter></term>
71        <listitem>
72          <para>This prevents installation of the supplementary expect
73          scripts, which are not needed.</para>
74        </listitem>
75      </varlistentry>
76
77    </variablelist>
78
79  </sect2>
80
81  <sect2 id="contents-expect" role="content">
82    <title>Contents of Expect</title>
83
84    <segmentedlist>
85      <segtitle>Installed program</segtitle>
86      <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
87
88      <seglistitem>
89        <seg>expect</seg>
90        <seg>libexpect-&expect-lib-version;.a</seg>
91      </seglistitem>
92    </segmentedlist>
93
94    <variablelist>
95      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
96      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
97      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
98
99      <varlistentry id="expect">
100        <term><command>expect</command></term>
101        <listitem>
102          <para>Communicates with other interactive programs according
103          to a script</para>
104          <indexterm zone="ch-testsuite-tools-expect expect">
105            <primary sortas="b-expect">expect</primary>
106          </indexterm>
107        </listitem>
108      </varlistentry>
109
110      <varlistentry id="libexpect">
111        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libexpect-&expect-lib-version;.a</filename></term>
112        <listitem>
113          <para>Contains functions that allow Expect to be used as a Tcl
114          extension or to be used directly from C or C++ (without Tcl)</para>
115          <indexterm zone="ch-testsuite-tools-expect libexpect">
116            <primary sortas="c-libexpect-&expect-lib-version;">libexpect-&expect-lib-version;</primary>
117          </indexterm>
118        </listitem>
119      </varlistentry>
120
121    </variablelist>
122
123  </sect2>
124
125</sect1>
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