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

On Oct 21, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:

> Your message would seem less confrontational if you would deign to explain
> *why* Linux-specific kernel features are important in a ping implementation.
Because features like ping -M are of invaluable help when investigating
issues more complex than "is $host alive?", and I do not want to lose
them in favour of support for they toy Debian port of the day.
There is nothing wrong with toys, everybody have some, but they are not
supposed to interfere with important stuff.


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