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bin/38353: unprivileged network programming from shell is not possible in base system
>Synopsis: unprivileged network programming from shell is not possible in
>Arrival-Date: Tue Apr 01 12:30:00 +0000 2008
>Originator: Marc Vertes
>Release: NetBSD 4.99.51
The only generic way to access the TCP network from the shell in the bare
system (no pkgsrc) is to use mount_portal(8) which is still tagged as
experimental, does not provide UDP, and requires root priviledge to be mounted.
add netcat (/bin/nc) from openbsd or freebsd to the base system.
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