Re: /dev/tcp/ doesn't work with bash
Andreas Sliwka <Andreas.Sliwka@de.uu.net> writes:
> my bash ( 2.05b-7 on unstable) does not recognize the /dev/tcp
> redirect. Executing
> $> echo 'GET index.html' &> /dev/tcp/127.0.0.1/80
> I get: bash: /dev/tcp/127.0.0.1/80: File not found.
> Do I have to activate it somehow? Or did I misspell it?
I've never heard of such a thing, though it's obvious what you're
trying to do. Maybe you could try playing with netcat;
$ sudo apt-get install netcat
$ nc localhost 80
GET / HTTP/1.1
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
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