Bug 858733 - nc should require socat
nc should require socat
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nmap (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Petr Šabata
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-09-19 10:19 EDT by Martin Kletzander
Modified: 2012-12-20 10:33 EST (History)
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Description Martin Kletzander 2012-09-19 10:19:20 EDT
Description of problem:
The package 'nc' doesn't require package 'socat' that's needed for running 'nc' with '-U' option.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install minimal Fedora 18 (I used 'text' installation)
2. Install nmap-ncap
3. Run nc with unix socket (e.g. nc -U /), path doesn't matter.
Actual results:
# nc -U /
/bin/nc: line 5: exec: socat: not found

Expected results:
# nc -U /
2012/09/19 13:58:10 socat[614] E open("/", 02002, 0666): Is a directory

Additional info:
Adding socat as a requirement in the spec file should be enough, I guess.
Comment 1 Petr Šabata 2012-10-02 09:17:22 EDT
Hmm, I see socat is required by the base nmap package (which doesn't get pulled in by nmap-ncat).  This is a trivial fix...

(Also, correcting the component.)
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-10-02 10:09:13 EDT
nmap-6.01-7.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-10-02 15:48:25 EDT
Package nmap-6.01-7.fc18:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing nmap-6.01-7.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-12-20 10:33:43 EST
nmap-6.01-7.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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