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Automate creation of an at job using expect

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I am trying to write a script that will take time and process-name and pass them to at to schedule the job. I cannot send the EOT. #! /usr/bin/expect # Usage: setupkill.exp time process. # press ctrl-D to finish the at command. set time [lindex $argv 0] set process [lindex $argv 1] spawn at $time expect "at>" send "/home/jagan/p/killprocess $process\r"; expect "at>" send "^D"; interact This script aims to kill a specific process at a given time. (HowTos)