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extension of fabric for handling prompts with pexpect

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Fexpect is an extension to fabric for handling prompts with pexpect scripts.

Provisional documentation in these blogposts:

Please report bugs, request features at the github repository:

Seems it doesn’t work well with easy_install, please install with pip.


from ilogue.fexpect import expect, expecting, run

prompts = []
prompts += expect('What is your name?','Jasper')
prompts += expect('Where do you live?','Frankfurt')

with expecting(prompts):

You can use the included to run the fexpect tests:

fab test -p 'yourlocalpassword'

Note however that the tests may have different requirements (more recent fabric version). You can install these with the traditional:

python test


  • Jasper van den Bosch / ilogue
  • Michael Ivanov
  • Mitsuhiro Koga
  • Erik Dykema

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