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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 --prefix=/tools --with-tcl=/tools/lib \
31    --with-tclinclude=/tools/include</userinput></screen>
32
33    <variablelist os="e">
34      <title>The meaning of the configure options:</title>
35
36      <varlistentry os="e1">
37        <term><parameter>--with-tcl=/tools/lib</parameter></term>
38        <listitem>
39          <para>This ensures that the configure script finds the Tcl
40          installation in the temporary testsuite-tools location.</para>
41        </listitem>
42      </varlistentry>
43
44      <varlistentry os="e2">
45        <term><parameter>--with-tclinclude=/tools/include</parameter></term>
46        <listitem>
47          <para>This explicitly tells Expect where to find Tcl's internal headers.
48           Using this option avoids conditions
49          where <command>configure</command> fails because it cannot
50          automatically discover the location of the Tcl source directory.</para>
51        </listitem>
52      </varlistentry>
53
54    </variablelist>
55
56    <para os="f">Build the package:</para>
57
58<screen os="g"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
59
60    <para os="i">Install the package:</para>
61
62<screen os="j"><userinput>make SCRIPTS="" install</userinput></screen>
63
64    <variablelist os="k">
65      <title>The meaning of the make parameter:</title>
66
67      <varlistentry>
68        <term><parameter>SCRIPTS=""</parameter></term>
69        <listitem>
70          <para>This prevents installation of the supplementary expect
71          scripts, which are not needed.</para>
72        </listitem>
73      </varlistentry>
74
75    </variablelist>
76
77  </sect2>
78
79  <sect2 id="contents-expect" role="content">
80    <title>Contents of Expect</title>
81
82    <segmentedlist>
83      <segtitle>Installed program</segtitle>
84      <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
85
86      <seglistitem>
87        <seg>expect</seg>
88        <seg>libexpect-&expect-lib-version;.a</seg>
89      </seglistitem>
90    </segmentedlist>
91
92    <variablelist>
93      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
94      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
95      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
96
97      <varlistentry id="expect">
98        <term><command>expect</command></term>
99        <listitem>
100          <para>Communicates with other interactive programs according
101          to a script</para>
102          <indexterm zone="ch-testsuite-tools-expect expect">
103            <primary sortas="b-expect">expect</primary>
104          </indexterm>
105        </listitem>
106      </varlistentry>
107
108      <varlistentry id="libexpect">
109        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libexpect-&expect-lib-version;.a</filename></term>
110        <listitem>
111          <para>Contains functions that allow Expect to be used as a Tcl
112          extension or to be used directly from C or C++ (without Tcl)</para>
113          <indexterm zone="ch-testsuite-tools-expect libexpect">
114            <primary sortas="c-libexpect-&expect-lib-version;">libexpect-&expect-lib-version;</primary>
115          </indexterm>
116        </listitem>
117      </varlistentry>
118
119    </variablelist>
120
121  </sect2>
122
123</sect1>
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