Debian Bug report logs - #626996
RFP: dis -- device interaction suite

Package: wnpp; Maintainer for wnpp is wnpp@debian.org;

Reported by: Antoine Beaupré <anarcat@debian.org>

Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 22:27:01 UTC

Severity: wishlist

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Bug#626996; Package wnpp. (Mon, 16 May 2011 22:27:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Antoine Beaupré <anarcat@koumbit.org>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: RFP: dis -- device interaction suite
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 18:24:34 -0400
Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : dis
  Version         : 0.98
  Upstream Author : Phillip Heller <pheller@gmail.com>
* URL             : http://dis.sourceforge.net/
* License         : GPL-2
  Programming Lang: Perl
  Description     : device interaction suite

This software provides object oriented API for dealings with devices
such as routers and switches.  Additionally, these classes extend and
abstract the perl Expect module, and many of Expect's functions are
wrapped, or made otherwise available.

A design goal of DIS was to implement the ability for a user to
interactively login to a router with or without knowledge of the
Transport or Authentication mechanisms, or execute specific or script
actions, with our without logic both serially and parallel.

In support of this design goal, Dis.pm wraps around the Transport,
Authentication, and Connection classes to provide a simplified API to
the end-user.  This API is intended to be utilized by the 'dis' script,
and other scripts which have a common need for similar command-line
argument processing and options.




Changed Bug submitter to 'Antoine Beaupré <anarcat@debian.org>' from 'Antoine Beaupré <anarcat@koumbit.org>' Request was from Antoine Beaupré <anarcat@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Tue, 08 Nov 2011 01:48:24 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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