PTY test

Chris Staub chris at
Wed Feb 1 08:26:09 PST 2006

Richard Melville wrote:
> Hi
> This is my third attempt at building LFS 6.1 as I have not had enough 
> time to complete before.
> Each time I have reached the  PTY test after the installation of 
> *dejagnu*, and issued the command
> *expect -c "spawn ls"* the shell just echoes *spawn ls*.  Why is this?
> Thanks in advance
> Richard

That's exactly what it's supposed to do. As mentioned in the book, what 
you *don't* want is for it to say that you are out of pty's.

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