Pipes gives a simple set of utilites with examples for making finger services, TCP connection testers, echo servers, redirection services, TCP wrappers, etc. It consists of a program that may connect or listen for connections, and start shell commands to handle the connections.
Release Notes: Error handling has been improved.
Release Notes: This release fixes a problem with sockets not closed properly by killing all handlers when one of them dies.
Release Notes: This release now allows the user to bind connections to the selected IP address or interface.
Release Notes: The handling of the EINTR error code was fixed, as well as other problems encountered when connecting. The license was changed to the GPL.
Release Notes: Some maintenance updates (updated documentation and archiving scripts).