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


On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 03:56:04PM -0400, Aaron M. Ucko wrote:

> Fabian Franz <debian@fabian-franz.de> 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
> >  filter/service.
> 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?

And ucspi-tcp...



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