assuming you are on *ix.

Have you tried changing your PAGER settings ?
export PAGER=cat

or   you can create a  suicidal shell script which invokes the application

@conn.cmd("sh sucidal_script.sh")

-rbermejo

Mark Probert wrote:

>Hi.
>
>I am not sure how to handle this telnet problem.  Any ideas appreciated.
>
>I am running a telnet command that has a pager enabled (there is no way 
>not to have the pager enabled).  The output is something like:
>
>  Tue 09-Sep-2003 16:56:01 blah blah
>  Tue 09-Sep-2003 16:56:02 foo bar
>  --More--('q' to end display)
>
>Except that the '--More-- etc' part is -not- part of the output stream.
>
>So, I try and get around it by setting a specific timeout and catching 
>the exception.  Except I seem not to be able to get the data.
>
>    begin
>	  str = @conn.waitfor('Match' => /\#/,
>                         'Timeout' => 15)
>	  puts str
>    rescue TimeoutError => e
>	puts str
>	puts "attempting to terminate!!!!"
>	@conn.write("q\n")
>	@conn.waitfor(/\#/)   { |str| puts str }
>    end
>
>(A bit hacked from the real code, however the idea is there.)
>
>  
>