svn commit: r210771 - stable/8/contrib/netcat

Benedict Reuschling bcr at
Mon Aug 2 15:55:00 UTC 2010

Author: bcr (doc committer)
Date: Mon Aug  2 15:54:59 2010
New Revision: 210771

  MFC r210511:
  Use "printf" instead of "echo -n" in an example because it
  should be more compatible for most shells that are out there.
  I contacted Philip Guenther at OpenBSD about this PR and he
  corrected the issue in their tree pretty fast.
  PR:                 docs/142243
  Submitted by:       Yasir (yasir27 at mail dot ru)
  Obtained from:      OpenBSD
  Discussed with:     delphij

Directory Properties:
  stable/8/contrib/netcat/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/8/contrib/netcat/nc.1
--- stable/8/contrib/netcat/nc.1	Mon Aug  2 15:33:16 2010	(r210770)
+++ stable/8/contrib/netcat/nc.1	Mon Aug  2 15:54:59 2010	(r210771)
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@
 .\" $FreeBSD$
-.Dd April 15, 2010
+.Dd July 3, 2010
 .Dt NC 1
@@ -340,7 +340,7 @@ when it might be necessary to verify wha
 in response to commands issued by the client.
 For example, to retrieve the home page of a web site:
 .Bd -literal -offset indent
-$ echo -n "GET / HTTP/1.0\er\en\er\en" | nc 80
+$ printf "GET / HTTP/1.0\er\en\er\en" | nc 80
 Note that this also displays the headers sent by the web server.

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