Package netcat: Information

    Source package: netcat
    Version: 4.0.20100725-alt3
    Latest version according to Repology
    Build time:  Jun 20, 2023, 09:35 PM in the task #319373
    Category: Networking/Other
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    License: BSD
    Summary: Reads and writes data across network connections using TCP or UDP
    This package contains netcat, a simple utility for reading and writing
    data across network connections, using the TCP or UDP protocols.
    netcat is intended to be a reliable back-end tool which can be used
    directly or easily driven by other programs and scripts.  netcat is
    also a feature-rich network debugging and exploration tool, since
    it can create many different connections and has many built-in
    There are three well-known netcat implementations, see here for
    details: This package contains
    OpenBSD utility with improvements from Openwall project.

    List of rpms provided by this srpm:
    netcat (x86_64, ppc64le, i586, armh, aarch64)
    netcat-debuginfo (x86_64, ppc64le, i586, armh, aarch64)

    Maintainer: Dmitry V. Levin


    Last changed

    April 24, 2023 Arseny Maslennikov 4.0.20100725-alt3
    - Dropped owl-ipv4-default.patch, which makes little sense today.
    July 16, 2021 Dmitry V. Levin 4.0.20100725-alt2
    - Fixed lfs=strict build on 32-bit systems.
    - Enabled debuginfo.
    Dec. 9, 2010 Dmitry V. Levin 4.0.20100725-alt1
    - Updated to 20100725 snapshot.
    - Imported a POLLHUP detection patch by Jan Zeleny (closes: #24657).