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Re: traceroute vs. traceroute6

On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 07:13:06PM -0500, Bolan Meek wrote:
> traceroute is considered a system administration tool, for this
> reason, it normally requires superuser privileges to run it, and
> it is usually in (/usr)/sbin .

Indeed it does require superuser privleges, but these are usually provided
by making the binary setuid, presumably with the specific intent that
normal users can run it.


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