Re: Bug#201612: ITP: netpipes -- a package to manipulate BSD TCP/IP stream sockets
Fabian Franz <email@example.com> writes:
> The netpipes package makes TCP/IP streams usable in shell
> scripts. It can also simplify client/server code by
> allowing the programmer to skip all the tedious program-
> ming bits related to sockets and concentrate on writing a
While this sort of thing is certainly useful to have, it seems to
overlap a lot with socat, tcputils, and netcat/cryptcat. What are its
specific advantages over them?
Aaron M. Ucko, KB1CJC (amu at alum.mit.edu, ucko at debian.org)
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