simulating console input

Bengt-Arne Fjellner
Thu Sep 2 13:44:00 GMT 2010

  On 2010-09-02 9:47 AM, Peter Münster wrote:
> Hello,
> 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.
> TIA for any help!
> Peter
Does "echo Y | DosProgram.exe" work in a cmd window?
If so it should be possible to do something like (untested)
cmd /c echo Y | pgm

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