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Re: /dev/tcp/ doesn't work with bash

Andreas Sliwka said on Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 01:27:34PM +0200:
> Hi,
>   my bash ( 2.05b-7 on unstable) does not recognize the /dev/tcp
> redirect. Executing
> 	$> echo 'GET index.html' &> /dev/tcp/ 
> I get:  bash: /dev/tcp/ File not found.
> Do I have to activate it somehow? Or did I misspell it?

/dev/tcp is a bash-ism that is disabled in the Debian build of bash.

See /usr/share/doc/bash/README.Debian.gz, at the end.


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