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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 1.0nb4, Package name: netcat6-1.0nb4, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

Netcat6 is a total rewrite of netcat, with several advantages:

* It fully supports IPv6.
* It is far more efficient, utilizing flexible buffering and minimal (or
no) data copying or analysis.
* The source is well structured, documented and very easy to follow. One of
the main objectives of netcat6 is to produce an excellent example of AF
independent networking and efficient data transfer. The code has minimal
dependency on the address family or protocol type and can be trivially
extended to talk many layer 3 protocols.
* Greatly improved configuration and platform independence.
* Can support servers or clients that use TCP half-close.

Some features of the original netcat are not present in netcat6, either because
they haven't yet been implemented or because there exists better tools for the
job. See the TODO file included in the netcat6 package for more information.


Master sites:

SHA1: 1c361a8060be427fe1b2209d7155e26670e0c1b9
RMD160: c5444976925ffece7f27fc1ff3c16ebe19998b78
Filesize: 258.063 KB

Version history: (Expand)


CVS history: (Expand)


   2017-11-11 18:28:40 by Maya Rashish | Files touched by this commit (4) | Package updated
Log message:
netcat6: fix buffer overflow. appease pkglint. bump PKGREVISION.
   2015-11-04 01:35:47 by Alistair G. Crooks | Files touched by this commit (748)
Log message:
Add SHA512 digests for distfiles for net category

Problems found with existing digests:
	Package haproxy distfile haproxy-1.5.14.tar.gz
	159f5beb8fdc6b8059ae51b53dc935d91c0fb51f [recorded]
	da39a3ee5e6b4b0d3255bfef95601890afd80709 [calculated]

Problems found locating distfiles:
	Package bsddip: missing distfile bsddip-1.02.tar.Z
	Package citrix_ica: missing distfile citrix_ica-10.6.115659/en.linuxx86.tar.gz
	Package djbdns: missing distfile djbdns-1.05-test25.diff.bz2
	Package djbdns: missing distfile djbdns-cachestats.patch
	Package djbdns: missing distfile 0002-dnscache-cache-soa-records.patch
	Package gated: missing distfile gated-3-5-11.tar.gz
	Package owncloudclient: missing distfile owncloudclient-2.0.2.tar.xz
	Package poink: missing distfile poink-1.6.tar.gz
	Package ra-rtsp-proxy: missing distfile rtspd-src-1.0.0.0.tar.gz
	Package ucspi-ssl: missing distfile ucspi-ssl-0.70-ucspitls-0.1.patch
	Package waste: missing distfile waste-source.tar.gz

Otherwise, existing SHA1 digests verified and found to be the same on
the machine holding the existing distfiles (morden).  All existing
SHA1 digests retained for now as an audit trail.
   2013-04-13 09:55:06 by Geert Hendrickx | Files touched by this commit (24)
Log message:
Hand in maintainership.
   2012-10-23 19:19:22 by Aleksej Saushev | Files touched by this commit (671)
Log message:
Drop superfluous PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT, "user-destdir" is default these days.
   2011-04-22 15:45:23 by OBATA Akio | Files touched by this commit (2234)
Log message:
recursive bump from gettext-lib shlib bump.
   2011-04-15 10:34:01 by OBATA Akio | Files touched by this commit (10)
Log message:
Use USE_FEATURES=inet6 for requirement of IPv6 support, instead of unusual usage
of PKG_OPTIONS.
   2008-01-04 13:50:13 by Geert Hendrickx | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
Full DESTDIR support.
   2006-11-28 17:28:55 by Todd Vierling | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
You *can't* disable IPv6 in netcat6; require it via PKG_OPTIONS instead.