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Re: Bash-completion script for Nmap
From: Daniel Miller <bonsaiviking () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 9 May 2011 07:40:58 -0500

I think it's ready. I just updated the documentation to cover the caveats
and include a can't-fail installation option, but there are no more changes
to the code itself, as far as I'm concerned. I'll be watching closely for
bug reports, though!


On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 3:58 PM, Fyodor <fyodor () insecure org> wrote:

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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