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Re: Bash-completion script for Nmap
From: Fyodor <fyodor () insecure org>
Date: Sun, 8 May 2011 13:58:59 -0700

On Wed, May 04, 2011 at 10:05:26PM -0500, Daniel Miller wrote:
Thanks for the feedback and suggestions! I've implemented Patrick and
Vasiliy's suggestions in the latest revision, as well as fixing a couple
things related to --spoof-mac and script categories.

Sweet!  When you think it is ready for more attention, let me know and
I'll tweet it to the 14,000 followers on Twitter & Facebook.  And
probably to the 90,000 on nmap-hackers next time I do a news roundup.

One thing I found was that the Nmap man page is missing the "broadcast"
category in its list of defined categories.

Good catch.  I just added it (the HTML version will update
automatically later).  To make sure we weren't missing any others, I
generated a list of the script categories by popularity.  Here it is:

    118 discovery
    110 safe
     77 intrusive
     54 default
     39 auth
     13 vuln
      9 version
      9 external
      8 broadcast
      3 malware
      3 dos
      1 fuzzer
      1 exploit

Now the man page and also scripting.xml are up-to-date with all of our

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