TCP/IP swiss army knife with IPv6 support
A simple Unix utility which reads and writes data across network
connections using TCP or UDP protocol. It is designed to be a reliable
"back-end" tool that can be used directly or easily driven by other
programs and scripts. At the same time it is a feature-rich network
debugging and exploration tool.
Netcat6 is a rewrite of the original netcat with support for IPv6 and
an enhanced support for UDP.
WHAT IS NETCAT6?
netcat6 is a clone of the original netcat utility. From the netcat README:
"Netcat is a simple Unix utility which reads and writes data across network
connections. It is designed to be a reliable "back-end" tool that can be used
directly or easily driven by other programs and scripts. At the same time, it
is a feature-rich network debugging and exploration to
Many new changes, and much more polished - so we're calling this our 1.0
release. The most interesting new feature is bluetooth support using the
linux bluez library. This required a bit of code restructure, but we think
the result is pretty nice.
This release fixes a bug in --half-close and added a couple of new options:
1) --exec : for setting a command to be executed
nc6 - network swiss army knife
nc6 [options...] hostname port
nc6 -l -p port [-s addr] [options...] [hostname] [port]
netcat6 is a simple unix utility which reads and writes data
across network connections, using the TCP or UDP protocol
over IPv4 or IP
nc6 (1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version (at last...) (Closes: #356999)
2006-01-20 Chris Leishman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* Fixed a bug in listen (missing AI_PASSIVE flag)
big features to be added in the next releases:
- ascii and hexdump logging of connections
- UDP pa
Mauro Tortonesi <mauro _at_ deepspace6.net>
Chris Leishman <chris _at_ leish
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