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how to make socat work with awk

how to make socat work with awk

subject: awk 1 doesnt work with socat socket cat
prototype: socat <socat> <socat>
manual page:
example working:
socat tcp-listen:1111,reuseaddr,fork exec:./x_httpd3 &
echo / | nc 0 1111
# result: index of my codes

example fail2fix :
socat tcp-listen:1111,reuseaddr,fork exec:'awk 1' &
echo foo | nc 0 1111
# result = nothing, awk 1 ( print every line )
# acting : black hole
# why nowork

short : i wanna build more raw servers for fun in awk cause its more ideal, i stopped long ago cause... erm i never got socat with awk working, while ive done httpd and partly dns and stuff in bash working np with socat

help ?

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