Phoenix.pm: Expect.pm question
Douglas E. Miles
doug.miles at bpxinternet.com
Mon Nov 8 14:40:35 CST 1999
Kevin Buettner wrote:
> On Nov 8, 11:54am, Douglas E. Miles wrote:
> > I have a little more information on the problem. I was originally
> > running this as 'user2' (test user), and the script was owned by
> > 'user2'. It appears to work right up until the actual change is to take
> > effect. I tried changing the ownership to root and running it as root,
> > and BINGO!, it changes the root password. Unfortunately this isn't what
> > I want. Any ideas are appreciated. I'm still hacking away...
> my $passwd = Expect->spawn("/usr/bin/passwd $username");
> instead. (Set $username as appropriate.)
Thanks for the suggestion Kevin. I think that this is the best I can
do. I'd like to figure out why it doesn't work as user2, but I've
already spent way too much time on this. Thanks again.
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