Traceroute

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Download Source: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/traceroute/traceroute-2.0.15.tar.gz
Download Patch: http://cross-lfs.org/~cosmo/patches/traceroute-2.0.15-defaults_fix-1.patch

Contents

Introduction to Traceroute

The Traceroute package contains a program which is used to display the network route that packets take to reach a specified host. This is a standard network troubleshooting tool. If you find yourself unable to connect to another system, traceroute can help pinpoint the problem.

Project Homepage: Unknown

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Note

The patch is only required if using Make 3.82 or newer.

Dependencies

Non-Multilib

Compile the package:

traceroute-2.0.15-defaults_fix-1.patch
make

Install the package

make prefix=/usr install

Multilib

This package does not provide any libraries so only one installation is needed.

32Bit

Compile the package:

traceroute-2.0.15-defaults_fix-1.patch
make CC="gcc ${BUILD32}"

Install the package

make prefix=/usr install

N32

Compile the package:

traceroute-2.0.15-defaults_fix-1.patch
make CC="gcc ${BUILDN32}"

Install the package

make prefix=/usr install

64Bit

Compile the package:

traceroute-2.0.15-defaults_fix-1.patch
make CC="gcc ${BUILD64}"

Install the package

make prefix=/usr install

Contents

Installed Programs: traceroute
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

traceroute: does basically what it says: it traces the route your packets take from the host you are working on to another host on a network, showing all the intermediate hops (gateways) along the way.

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