Bug 9296 - ping gives wrong exit status
ping gives wrong exit status
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 6633
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: netkit-base (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2000-02-10 06:29 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-10 09:24:35 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2000-02-10 06:29:07 EST
netkit-base-0.10-37 on RH61:

192.168.100.103 is on the air and 192.168.100.105 is switched off.

ping -c 1 192.168.100.103 ; echo $?
0
ping -c 1 192.168.100.105 ; echo $?
0

Both give exit status 0, but the ping to the machine that is switched off
should give '1' as exit status.

Richard.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-02-10 09:24:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6633 ***

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