expect_popen

expect_popen

(no version information, might be only in CVS)

expect_popen -- Exectute command via Bourne shell, and open the PTY stream to the process

Description

resource expect_popen ( string command )

Execute command via Bourne shell, and open the PTY stream to the process.

Parameters

command

Command to execute.

Return Values

Returns an open PTY stream to the process'es stdio, stdout and stderr.

On failure this function returns FALSE.

Examples

Example 1. expect_popen() example

<?php
// Login to the PHP.net CVS repository:
$stream = expect_popen ("cvs -d :pserver:anonymous@cvs.php.net:/repository login");
sleep (3);
fwrite ($stream, "phpfi\n");
fclose ($stream);
?>

See Also

popen()

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