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SubjectRe: ping -f vs. ping -l
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	Ping is suid root, so ping should be doing whatever checks you
are concerned about..

- jared

Bryn Paul Arnold Jones graced my mailbox with this long sought knowledge:
> On Sun, 26 May 1996, Jared Mauch wrote:
>
> > I have one thing to say:
> >
> > Userland, not kerneland.
> >
> > - Jared
> > Herbert Rosmanith graced my mailbox with this long sought knowledge:
> > >
> > > hi,
> > >
> > > while ping -f is available to the superuser only, ping -l still can
> > > be used by every mortal. this should probably be changed.
> > >
> > > /herp
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> What does kerneland and userland have to do with ping -l and ping -f ?
> Bryn
> --
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