Subject: Incorporating OpenBSD's nc [was Re: Proposal for new utility in base: bin/nc]
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Eric Gillespie, Jr. <email@example.com>
Date: 10/16/2001 21:03:00
itojun <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> nc is maintained somewhere in openbsd tree too, so you
> will want to coordinate with them.
I've taken a look at this, and it's much better than my
implementation. If NetBSD were to ship an nc in base, it should
be OpenBSD's. They put it in /usr/bin, which is better than
nothing, though i'd still rather have it in /bin.
The only change necessary to make it work on NetBSD was changing
it to use random(3) instead of arc4random(3).
Eric Gillespie, Jr. <*> email@example.com
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