Debian source: GRE-patched traceroute_1.4a12
This is the GRE(PPTP) patch from
hacked into traceroute_1.4a12 from unstable (builds happily on stable).
The .dsc and .diff.gz are at
(you'll need traceroute_1.4a12.orig.tar.gz from a Debian mirror plus the
usual tools to build the .deb).
GRE (PPTP) patched traceroute.
This version of traceroute incorporates a patch to provide an option to
use GRE packets (with PPTP-like payload).
This functionality is useful for debugging internetworking that has the
dubious feature of blocking GRE packets, and thus breaking GRE tunneling
such as used by PPTP.
The original patch is at:
It was hacked into the Debian package traceroute_1.4a12-3 by Neale
IMPORTANT: Please do not worry Herbert Xu (maintainer of the official
Debian traceroute package) about this hacked package.
Neale Banks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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