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RE: netcat lacks socks support?
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 10:30:33 +0100
- Subject: RE: netcat lacks socks support?
On 19 April 2006 06:08, peter360 wrote:
> Oh, for the first question, I run fedora core 4 at home and the netcat
> program I installed can act as a socks client. Here is the nc -h output:
> -6 Use IPv6
> -X proto Proxy protocol: "4", "5" (SOCKS) or
> -x addr[:port] Specify proxy address and port
> You can see the -X and -x options.
> Here is the version info
> Version : 1.78
Yow! That's about 68 versions ahead of where we're at!
> URL : http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/src/usr.bin/nc/
> Perhaps this is specific to fedora/redhat?
Nope, check the URL: it's an openbsd fork off the original netcat that I
never heard of before. Cool. I'll see if it builds for cygwin.
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