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Here is the latest Caml Weekly News, for the week of September 28 to October 05, 2010.

  1. ocaml-expect v0.0.2: Expect-like framework
  2. Other Caml News

ocaml-expect v0.0.2: Expect-like framework


Sylvain Le Gall announced:
This is a simple implementation of `expect` to help building unitary testing
of interactive program.

It helps to receive question and send answers from an interactive process.
You can match the question using a regular expression (Str). You can also
use a timeout to ensure that the process answer in time.

See the [Expect manual]( for more information and

* Add a ~fmatch to expect, to dynamically define expect results
* Allow to pass environment and redirect stderr to spawn
* Add `Suffix/`Prefix/`Contains tests
* Separate Str, add Pcre, create findlib packages expect.str and 


Get source code:
$ darcs get

Browse source code:;a=summary

Other Caml News

From the ocamlcore planet blog:
Thanks to Alp Mestan, we now include in the Caml Weekly News the links to the
recent posts from the ocamlcore planet blog at

New features in libguestfs 1.6: Inspect disk images from any programming language:

ocaml-expect v0.0.2:

Sphinx searchd client:

LDAP (2):

Delimited continuations in eff:

How eff handles built-in effects:

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