simulating console input

Andrey Repin
Thu Sep 2 11:10:00 GMT 2010

Greetings, Peter Munster!

> I would like to run a Dos program, that needs keyboard input (just one "Y"),
> automatically via "make" in an ssh-session.

> How could I simulate the "Y" keypress?

> "echo Y | DosProgram.exe" does not work...

> The keypress is accepted only in a dos-console.

If the program reading keyboard directly, you can't do it through IO
Look for alternatives or write a replacement, that don't block execution.

 Andrey Repin ( 02.09.2010, <15:06>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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