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Re: intent to package rinetd

On Dec 8, ioannis@flinet.com wrote:
>       Speaking of socket type programs, there is a program by
>  Mr. R. Stevens (the famous unix networking author) called sock which
>  allows configuration of all the socket flags, and acts as both server and
>  client sinking or souring packets that are adjustable. Though its been 3 
>  years since I used sock, the 1990 version of the program was not completely
>  finished as I remember, but it was very useful utility indeed. A lot easier
>  to use than netcat.
>  The copyright was either bsd or public domain (if memory serves).

Unfortunately not:

 * Copyright (c) 1993 W. Richard Stevens.  All rights reserved.
 * Permission to use or modify this software and its documentation only for
 * educational purposes and without fee is hereby granted, provided that
 * the above copyright notice appear in all copies.  The author makes no
 * representations about the suitability of this software for any purpose.
 * It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.

It would have to go to non-free ...



Peter Tobias <tobias@et-inf.fho-emden.de> <tobias@debian.org> <tobias@linux.de>
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