Removing netcat from Cygwin

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 17:39:20 GMT 2021


On 16.02.2021 18:05, Rodney Kissee via Cygwin wrote:
> My company identifies netcat as a hacking tool and is requiring it to be removed from our version of Cygwin.  How can it be removed or can Cygwin be downloaded without netcat included?
> 

I assume you are talking of

/usr/bin/nc

$ cygcheck -f /usr/bin/nc
nc-1.107-4

Solution:
   do not install the "nc" package or remove it if
   already installed

Or are you installing everything ?

https://cygwin.com/faq.html#faq.setup.everything



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