amd64/185353: nc does not exit after transfer
rol at robert-eckardt.de
Wed Jan 1 15:20:01 UTC 2014
The following reply was made to PR amd64/185353; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Robert Eckardt" <rol at robert-eckardt.de>
To: Peter Wemm <peter at wemm.org>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: amd64/185353: nc does not exit after transfer
Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2014 16:10:24 +0100
On Mon, 30 Dec 2013 16:40:42 -0800, Peter Wemm wrote
> -N shutdown(2) the network socket after EOF on the input.
> Some servers require this to finish their work.
> Try: "nc -N machineA 12345 < bar.txt" from your example
you're right. It works.
Then it should be documented in the example in the man page as nc
now belongs to "some servers" that require this to finish their work.
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