netpipes - manipulate BSD TCP/IP stream sockets

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename netpipes_4.2-8+b1_i386.deb
Package name netpipes
Package version 4.2
Package release 8+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c net network::service role::program scope::utility use::proxying
License -
Maintainer Mats Erik Andersson <>
Download size 56.78 KB
Installed size 146.00 KB
The netpipes package makes TCP/IP streams usable in shell
scripts. It can also simplify client/server code by allowing
the programmer to skip all the tedious programming bits related
to sockets and concentrate on writing a filter, or other service.


Package Version Architecture Repository
netpipes_4.2-8+b1_amd64.deb 4.2 amd64 Debian Main
netpipes - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15


Type URL
Binary Package netpipes_4.2-8+b1_i386.deb
Source Package netpipes

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install netpipes deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install netpipes




2015-06-27 - Mats Erik Andersson <>
netpipes (4.2-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Updating to Standards 3.9.6, compatibility 9.
* FTBFS with gcc-5. (Closes: #778024)
+ debian/patches/30-support_ipv6.diff: Updated.
2013-06-27 - Mats Erik Andersson <>
netpipes (4.2-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Updating to Standards 3.9.4, compatibility 8.
* Hardening of source.
+ debian/control: Build-Depends on debhelper (>= 8).
+ debian/rules: Use dpkg-buildflags.
+ debian/patches/40-hardening.diff: New file.
2011-04-12 - Mats Erik Andersson <>
netpipes (4.2-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Rename `timelimit`, favouring an external package.
+ debian/patches/32-newline_timelimit.diff: New file.
+ debian/patches/33-rename_timelimit.diff: New file.
+ debian/NEWS: Mention this change.
* debian/control: Fields for binary package.
+ Recommends `timelimit`.
+ Suggests `psmisc`.
+ Remove an outdated Conflicts field.
* Progress to Standards 3.9.1.
2010-04-23 - Mats Erik Andersson <>
netpipes (4.2-5) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer. (Closes: #482399)
* Migration to format "3.0 (quilt)".
* Updating to Standards 3.8.4, compatibility 7:
+ Insert ${misc:Depends}.
* debian/control:
+ Reformulation of description. (Closes: #503341)
+ Build depend on debhelper (>= 7.0.50~).
* Previous patches to upstream source recovered and put to use:
+ 01-cleanup_manpage.diff
+ 02-tailored_makefile.diff
+ 11-missing_include-1.diff
+ 12-manpages_formatting.diff
* Silence compiler warnings caused by missing prototypes.
+ debian/patches/20-socklen_typing.diff: New file.
* Use debhelper 'dh':
+ debian/rules: Minimal target collection.
+ debian/patches/24-makefile_for_dh.diff: New file
* Implement IPv6 support:
+ Closes: #203290
+ debian/patches/30-support_ipv6.diff: New file.
* debian/README.Debian: Updated.
* debian/NEWS: New file.
* debian/watch: New file.
* [lintian] debian/patches/22-manpage_width_error.diff: New file.
2008-05-22 - Frank Lichtenheld <>
netpipes (4.2-4) unstable; urgency=low
* QA Upload
+ change maintainer address to QA group
* Improve copyright file
+ Add real copyright notice
+ Update upstream URL
* Fix author of first Debian changelog entry
* Debhelper update:
+ Bump compat level to 7
+ Increase dependency to >= 7
* Remove unused cruft from rules
* Add missing string.h include in timelimit.h
(for strlen)
* Support noopt build option
* Fix various formatting errors in man pages
2003-07-28 - Fabian Franz <>
netpipes (4.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Added twisted/stable to conflicts. 
* Renamed getpeername to getsockname. Closes: #202513
2003-07-17 - Fabian Franz <>
netpipes (4.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Some fixes to make it linda and lintian compatible.
* Initial upload. Closes: #201612
2002-04-03 - Klaus Knopper <>
netpipes (4.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

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