netcat: A network piping program1

Package available in: [trunk] [8.0] [7.0] [6.0] [2.1]

Netcat is a simple Unix utility which reads and writes data across network connections, using TCP or UDP protocol. It is designed to be a reliable backend tool that can be used directly or easily driven by other programs time, it is a feature-rich network debugging and exploration tool, since it can create almost any kind of connection you would need and has several interesting built-in capabilities.

... part of T2, get it here

URL: http://netcat.sourceforge.net/

Author: Giovanni Giacobbi <giovanni [at] giacobbi [dot] net>
Maintainer: The T2 Project <t2 [at] t2-project [dot] org>

License: GPL
Status: Stable
Version: 0.7.1

Remark: Does cross compile (as setup and patched in T2).

Download: http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/netcat/ netcat-0.7.1.tar.bz2

T2 source: default-unsigned-arch.patch
T2 source: netcat.cache
T2 source: netcat.conf
T2 source: netcat.desc

Build time (on reference hardware): 10% (relative to binutils)2

Installed size (on reference hardware): 0.16 MB, 20 files

Dependencies (build time detected): bash binutils bison bzip2 coreutils diffutils findutils gawk gcc gettext glibc grep linux-header make mktemp net-tools patch perl sed sysfiles tar util-linux

Installed files (on reference hardware): n.a.

1) This page was automatically generated from the T2 package source. Corrections, such as dead links, URL changes or typos need to be performed directly on that source.

2) Compatible with Linux From Scratch's "Standard Build Unit" (SBU).