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SubjectRe: want opinions on possible glitch in 2.4 network error reporting
Hi!

> > > Wrong. man ping. ping -f doesn't do what you apparently think it does.
> >
> > strace ping, you'll see it doing a
> > setsockopt(7, SOL_SOCKET, SO_SNDTIMEO, [1], 8) = 0
> >
> > on its socket.
>
> Read the ping manual page. Then when you understand what ping -f does
> come back and have a useful conversation.

But I guess it *would* be usefull to have -F option saying "feed data
as fast as possible", right? And it would be nice if this option did
not eat 100% cpu when possible, right?

So what he is asking for is pretty usefull behaviour.
Pavel
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no longer is classifiable as a democracy, but rather as a plutocracy." --hpa
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