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RE: Bug in /usr/bin/ping
Tom Van Looy wrote on 28 May 2008 11:12:
> /usr/bin/ping does not return the correct return code on ping failure.
> See example below, the .8 host does not exist, .9 does exist:
> $ ping 56 1 192.168.20.9 > /dev/null ; echo $?
> $ ping 56 1 192.168.20.8 > /dev/null ; echo $?
> I didn't look into the ping source, so no diff ...
Didn't read the --help, either, as far as I can see.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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