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then why is it in /sbin?
On Sat, 15 Aug 1998, Marco S Hyman wrote:
> Date: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 12:32:07 -0600 (MDT)
> From: Marco S Hyman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
> Subject: Re: i386/575
> Synopsis: despite being in /sbin (security reasons?) ping is a+x
> State-Changed-From-To: open-closed
> State-Changed-By: marc
> State-Changed-When: Sat Aug 15 12:30:16 MDT 1998
> ping is supposed to be executable by all. The concern regarding
> ping -f is unfounded. As the man page says: Only root can do a flood ping.