child.before taking almost 1 minute to execute

sruthi223 at gmail.com sruthi223 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 10:12:08 EST 2016


On Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 3:59:01 PM UTC-5, Emile van Sebille wrote:
> On 2/24/2016 7:42 AM, pyfreek wrote:
> > The following snippet alone is taking 1 minute to execute. is there any best way to find 'No such file' other than using child.before
> >
> >                  if not scrutinFile.startswith('/') :
> >                          scrutinFile = '/'+ scrutinFile
> >                  scrutinFileFtp = directory + scrutinFile
> >                  filePath, file = os.path.split(scrutinFileFtp)
> >                  p.sendline('cd %s'%(filePath))
> >                  p.expect([pexpect.EOF,pexpect.TIMEOUT])
> >                  if 'No such file' in p.before:
> >                          print "No such directory exists!!"
> >                          sys.exit(1)
> 
> I'd guess that you've got your p.expect line wrong -- it looks to me 
> like you're allowing that line to complete only upon seeing an EOF or 
> TIMEOUT, and that it's timing out as a result.
> 
> Emile

HI EMile,

        Thanks for the reply. If I exit based only on EOF, then does it work?


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