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Re: nc -N and EOF

On 2018-02-27 10:33 AM, Patrick Welche wrote:
   echo "hello from server" | nc -l 1234

   nc -l 1234 << EOF
   hello from server

   echo "hello from server" > tmpfile
   nc -l 1234 < tmpfile

and in all cases

   nc  -N 1234

prints "hello from server" but doesn't exit. Maybe I'm misunderstanding

      -N      shutdown(2) the network socket after EOF on the input.  Some
              servers require this to finish their work.

Do you hit control-D on the client nc to give it the EOF on the input?

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