Remove inetutils from LFS [was Re: GCC-4.0.1]

Andrew Benton b3nt at
Mon Aug 22 09:42:28 PDT 2005

Jason Gurtz wrote:
> On 8/21/2005 10:54, Matthew Burgess wrote:
>> ping.c:63 - "This program has to run SUID to ROOT to access the ICMP 
>> socket."
> That's crazy.  Normal pings shouldn't require root.  Only changing payload
> size or flooding or other such things should require it.
> Netkit ping has this behavior.  ...or was that installed suid?

I don't know about Netkit but the ping we used to install from inetutils 
had permissions 4775

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