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Re: Patch suggestion for netcat-1.10.2 (ping Corinna)
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 12:25:20 +0100
- Subject: Re: Patch suggestion for netcat-1.10.2 (ping Corinna)
- References: <Law15-F47h4QGJSavP40000de87@hotmail.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Jan 24 04:28, Dave Korn wrote:
> I've got a small patch for netcat that gives it two new options (-D/-X) to
> force dos or unix line ends when it's sending to the network. This comes
> in quite useful for things like HTTP and SMTP servers, since strict ones
> only accept CRLF. Default is to just behave as it does presently, and the
> entire patch is wrapped in ifdef for good measure. Dunno if you'll think
> it's a good idea or not, but here it is for your entertainment. Heh, I
> didn't know whether to do a gnu-style changelog or one in the style of the
> existing changelogs, so I did both.
I think we could try it with your patch.
I have just one problem. I had to tweak the existing netcat package
only slightly to get cygwin support but I never got a reply from the
upstream maintainer. So, perhaps we'll never get that upstream :-(
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