[PATCH] - Fixes traceroute in presence of external ICMP traffic

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at googlemail.com
Thu May 5 00:33:54 UTC 2011

On Tuesday 19 April 2011 17:39, Michael Birmingham wrote:
> Package: busybox
> Version: v1.18.4
> Severity: wishlist
> Attached is a patch to fix traceroute (when using ICMP packets) in the
> presence of other ICMP traffic. This removes the problem where during the
> time we wait to declare a target as unresponsive we receive an unrelated
> ICMP packet. If there is enough traffic, this can make traceroute hang as
> it never declares the target as unresponsive.
> Could you please consider taking this patch into the busybox source?

I fixed it a bit differently, without extra monotonic_us() call.


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