Remove inetutils from LFS [was Re: GCC-4.0.1]

Jason Gurtz jason at tommyk.com
Mon Aug 22 09:03:49 PDT 2005


On 8/21/2005 10:54, Matthew Burgess wrote:

> ping.c:63 - "This program has to run SUID to ROOT to access the ICMP 
> socket."

That's crazy.  Normal pings shouldn't require root.  Only changing payload
size or flooding or other such things should require it.

Netkit ping has this behavior.  ...or was that installed suid?

~Jason

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