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Re: Problem with NC.1.107




Here is the package listing at cygwin

nc: A simple but powerful network tool (installed binaries and support
files)

    2013-03-19 15:35           0 usr/
    2013-03-19 15:35           0 usr/bin/
    2013-03-19 15:35       24576 usr/bin/nc.exe
    2013-03-19 15:35           0 usr/share/
    2013-03-19 15:35           0 usr/share/man/
    2013-03-19 15:35           0 usr/share/man/man1/
    2013-03-19 15:30        5052 usr/share/man/man1/nc.1.gz



On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 6:51 PM, L A Walsh <cygwin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Andrey Repin wrote:
>
>> Greetings, Jay Cotton!
>>
>> Since nc does not reply to --version, I have no way to tell if it's the
>> same
>> you are running with.
>>
> ---
>         That's odd.  But has to do with what version of ncat is run.
> I notice my linux machine says:
>
> nc --version
>>
> Ncat: Version 6.47 ( http://nmap.org/ncat )
>
> But the version in cygwin:
>
> cygcheck -f /usr/bin/nc
>>
> nc-1.107-4
>
> is very different.  Not sure which is newer or better, but
> the version at nmap.org supports SCTP, though the BSD version
> supports QOS.  Not sufficiently versed in either to know
> all the differences.  Seems like the nmap.org version has more
> options: 44 vs. BSD's 28 (didn't double count switches from nmap
> that have a short+long form).
> Where do the sources from the BSD version come from?   It
> doesn't seem to list a website.
>
>
>> The file permissions are messed up.
>>>
>> ---
>         I didn't notice this.
>
>>
>> $ file /usr/bin/nc
>>> /usr/bin/nc: writable, executable, regular file, no read permission
>>>
>>
>> I don't see the PE32+ executable (console) x86-64, for MS Windows
>>> string.
>>>
>> ---
> weird -- when I tried that, got:
>
> file /usr/bin/nc
>>
> /usr/bin/nc: PE32+ executable (console) x86-64 (stripped to external PDB),
> for MS Windows
>
>
> here is the file in /usr/bin
>>> $ ls -l nc*
>>> -rwxr-xr-x 1 lbmgm lbmgm 24576 Mar 19  2013 nc.exe
>>>
>> ----
> Looks like the same file I have:
>
>> ll /usr/bin/nc
>>
> -rwxr-xr-x+ 1 24576 Mar 19  2013 /usr/bin/nc*
>
> I'm not sure your file command is referencing the same file,
> since my ls shows the same size and date as yours, and clearly
> both show read+execute for U,G and other and write only for owner.
>
> I looked at the make file, it seems to be o.k. for generating a
>>> runable program.  (uses gcc) but I don't have enough stuff installed
>>> to allow a build.
>>>
>> ---
>    I think something is wrong with your 'file' command.  My nc-binary
> didn't come with a makefile (only binary & manpage):
>
>> cygcheck -l nc
>>
> /usr/bin/nc.exe
> /usr/share/man/man1/nc.1.gz
>
>
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