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Bug#201612: ITP: netpipes -- a package to manipulate BSD TCP/IP stream sockets

Package: wnpp
Version: N/A; reported 2003-07-16
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : netpipes
  Version         : 4.2
  Upstream Author : Robert Forsman <thoth@purplefrog.com>
* URL             : http://web.purplefrog.com/~thoth/
* License         : GPL
  Description     : a package to manipulate BSD TCP/IP stream sockets

 NETPIPES 4 by Robert Forsman <thoth@purplefrog.com>
 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

This tool is also used in famous knoppix distribution and I think after
its "stable" since 1998 it should go into debian ;-).



-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux voyager 2.4.20-xfs #1 SMP Mit Jan 29 18:47:59 CET 2003 i586
Locale: LANG=de_DE@euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE@euro

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