[Bug 187983] [NEW] Please sync netcat (main) from Debian unstable (main)

Soren Hansen soren at ubuntu.com
Fri Feb 1 09:53:54 GMT 2008

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Please sync netcat (main) from Debian unstable (main).
Changelog since current hardy version 1.10-33:

netcat (1.10-36) unstable; urgency=low

  * Rename binary package from "netcat-base" to "netcat-traditional", per
    request of ftp-master.

 -- Decklin Foster <decklin at red-bean.com>  Wed, 30 Jan 2008 18:26:25

netcat (1.10-35) unstable; urgency=low

  * Netcat has been split into netcat-traditional (built by this package),
    and netcat-openbsd (a rewritten implementation). The command and man
    page will be managed by the alternatives system. This package generates
    a transitional "netcat" package that will depend on netcat-traditional.

 -- Decklin Foster <decklin at red-bean.com>  Tue, 22 Jan 2008 20:46:16

netcat (1.10-34) unstable; urgency=low

  * Rename TOS option from -x to -T. This is painful, but it was never a
    standard option, and will be needed for command-line compatibility with
    other implementations of netcat. Forcing them to rename -x is not
  * Don't return EXIT_FAILURE from -h, and include debian revision number
    in its output. (Closes: #457171)
  * Include portability fix for Darwin. (Closes: #457172)
  * Don't give select more nfds than necessary. (Closes: #457173)
  * Reformat all the patch headers.
  * Include note about the use of http_proxy in examples/webproxy. (Closes:
  * Edit EXAMPLES pointer in man page, and add an examples section to
    README.Debian. (Closes: #450676)

 -- Decklin Foster <decklin at red-bean.com>  Sun, 20 Jan 2008 21:43:44

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** Affects: netcat (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Confirmed

Please sync netcat (main) from Debian unstable (main)
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