[Tutor] Replacing keyboard input to EXE file

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Fri Jun 12 10:34:26 CEST 2009

"eShopping" <etrade.griffiths at dsl.pipex.com> wrote

>>Or use the Python wrapper around expect - pyexpect???
>>Alan G
> Installed pexpect and rewrote the code to look like this:
> Now I get these errors:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "C:\Projects\Active\Alun\US_DOE_EOR\test_poly.py", line 1, 
> in -toplevel-
>     import pexpect
>   File "C:\Python24\Lib\site-packages\pexpect.py", line 82, in -toplevel-
>     raise ImportError (str(e) + """
> ImportError: No module named resource
> A critical module was not found. Probably this operating system does not
> support it. Pexpect is intended for UNIX-like operating systems.
> Hm .....does this mean we are snookered on Win XP?

Yes, Kent posted a mail that I assumed had gone to the list but apparently
not. pexpect only works on *nix. A shame and very odd since expect works
on Windows... You might find it works under cygwin if you have that 

Sorry for the red herring,

Alan G. 

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