[Slackbuilds-users] netcat

Michiel van Wessem michiel at slackbuilds.org
Tue Feb 9 06:30:52 UTC 2010

On Tue, 9 Feb 2010 00:59:18 -0500
Dragon Wisard <dragonwisard at gmail.com> wrote:

> Apparently nc != netcat
> They do the same thing, but they're two separate code bases (with
> different licenses I think).
It seems that the netcat in slackwarewas written by *Hobbit*
<hobbit at avian.org>, and is a product of Avian Research. Subsequent
googling revealed there are two versions, the Avian Research one, and a
GNU one. http://netsecure.alcpress.com/netcat/. This is  the GNU build.


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