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Re: Netcat on Fedora is a different Netcat



On Fri, 2009-01-09 at 14:58 -0900, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Craig White <craigwhite azapple com> wrote:
> > http://directory.fsf.org/project/netcat/
> 
> which distributions ship that.  OpenSuse isn't shipping that as far as
> I can tell. Neither is Debian stable.  Fedora's never shipped that. It
> appears to be a fork of the original codebase if I'm reading the page
> sf.net project page correctly.  I don't see any evidence of activity
> since 2004 in the cvs tree.
> 
> http://netcat.cvs.sourceforge.net/netcat/netcat/
> 
> are you sure its an actively maintained project? I dont see any bug
> activity of merit indicating maintainer responsiveness since 2006..
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I don't know squat about it - just thought I would point out that an
apparent GPL version of netcat exists.

Craig


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