Subject: Re: Adding new programs, like tcpdrop (was: CVS commit:
To: Daniel C. Sinclair <email@example.com>
From: Daniel Carosone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/28/2007 16:37:47
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On Wed, Jun 27, 2007 at 08:43:48PM -0700, Daniel C. Sinclair wrote:
> The pkgsrc netcat is a pain in some situations: like when I
> cross-build into an NFS exported directory and netboot from that, I
> have no netcat.
As much as I feel weird suggesting it, perhaps you want to look at
mount_portal's tcp namespace. It can be very handy for the typical
things you might use netcat for in limited/rescue type environments,
such as piping remote dump data to restore.
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