This bug has been copied from bug #493085 and has been proposed
to be backported to 4.8 z-stream (EUS).
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Previously,the ping (8) manual page had insufficient descriptions of the "-c count" and "-w deadline" ping options. Now, the improved descriptions contain a more detailed account of the interaction between these options.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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