[hobbit] using nc as client

Christoph Berg cb at df7cb.de
Wed May 27 11:55:23 CEST 2009

Re: Wendell Turner 2009-05-22 <20090522215559.GA27007 at q.rho.net>
> > It appears that I can use netcat to send plain text, as in:
> Nevermind.  It turns out that the ISP had an old version of
> nc that didn't work very well.  I switched the script over
> to python and it works fine.

A note on that one, the bb protocol needs shutdown() called for the
sending file descriptor to fully work correctly. Different nc versions
handle that differently, some work, some don't.

cb at df7cb.de | http://www.df7cb.de/
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