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Bug 252227 - net-analyzer/gnu-netcat: option -c not in the man page
Summary: net-analyzer/gnu-netcat: option -c not in the man page
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Netmon Herd
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-12-23 00:32 UTC by Christopher Head
Modified: 2010-02-12 22:16 UTC (History)
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Description Christopher Head 2008-12-23 00:32:50 UTC
GNU netcat supports the "-c" command-line parameter which causes netcat to close the network connection when it sees EOF on STDIN. This option is extremely useful in writing scripts with netcat but is not documented in the man page. It should be.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Comment 1 Wormo (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-12-23 20:27:15 UTC
Thanks for the suggestion, it does sound like a useful flag. Assigning to maintainers.
Comment 2 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-02-12 16:09:07 UTC
Fixed in 0.7.1-r2. Thanks for reporting.