[GTG] Re: [ITP] socat

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sun Sep 27 13:53:00 GMT 2009

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 10:21:24AM -0400, Andrew Schulman wrote:
>> > Btw, I'm psyched that we have socat in the distro.  It's a useful tool.
>> > 
>> > Thanks, Andrew.
>> Yes, thanks Andrew, and thanks Yaakov for uploading and keeping the
>> cygwin-pkg-maint file in shape.
>You're welcome.  I only just recently discovered socat myself, and
>immediately decided that we needed to have it in Cygwin.
>> Btw., doesn't socat make my netcat package obsolete?
>In my opinion it does, but I'm sure that some people will want to stay with
>their old familiar nc.

Yes, I think most distros have both packages.


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