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Re: what to do with iputils (ping, etc)

On Oct 21, Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org> wrote:

> and build process is a mess.  The upstream developer is one of the
> kernel network stack maintainers, and he wants the iputils package to
> always work with the latest and greatest kernel functionality.  As a
> result, he includes lots of kernel headers in his programs rather than
> using standard headers from /usr/include.
So what? There is nothing wrong with this.

> At one point I fixed the tracepath code so it would build using standard
> headers.
I'd say you *broke* the code.

> But I'd like to get a
> second opinion...
It's not obvious which problem you are trying to solve.


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