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Re: piping over ssh

On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 11:40:48AM -0700, tedu wrote:
> Generically, here's my question.  I'd like to know how to set up some pipe
> between two networked computers sent via ssh channel.  Such that
> host1$ echo hi > ssh_pipe_file
> host2$ cat ssh_pipe_file
> hi
> would happen.
> Specifically, I'm trying to transfer audio data from a host with a player
> to a host with a sound card.  Maybe there's a simpler way to do just this?

I have used nc(1) (netcat) to do that exact job.  It would be easy to
set up ssh to forward a port and then use netcat to pipe the data over
the encrypted pipe.


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