Re: changing default ping (was Re: what to do with iputils (ping, etc)
On 23-Oct-05, 09:42 (CDT), Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> wrote:
> On Oct 23, Stephen Frost <email@example.com> wrote:
> > * Marco d'Itri (md@Linux.IT) wrote:
> > > On Oct 23, Nathanael Nerode <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Making one of the portable versions the default ping for Debian seems like the
> > > > right thing to do.
> > > Please explain why.
> > Consistancy.
> Losing important features to be consistent with unreleased toys does not
> looks like a good trade off.
How are you 'losing' those important features? If you want them, install
iputils-*. Mr. Nerode didn't suggest removing the package.
The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
world. -- seen on the net