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

Chris Staub chris at
Mon Aug 22 09:47:59 PDT 2005

Andrew Benton wrote:
> Jason Gurtz wrote:
>> 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?
> I don't know about Netkit but the ping we used to install from inetutils 
> had permissions 4775

Inetutils hasn't even (yet?) been removed from lfs and you're already 
referring to it it the past tense. :p

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