[Swan-dev] testing yesterday's tree

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Tue May 15 14:27:12 UTC 2018

On Tue, 15 May 2018, Andrew Cagney wrote:

>> I only got a packet loss here :)
> We should be able to account for all packets sent and received - our
> transport is reliable.  Unfortunately:
> - the way ping is used (or some would argue, ping itself) isn't very
> robust.  As a simple example, the first ping below is
> non-deterministic (it can send one or two ping packets):
> ping -q      -w 1 -n -c 1 "$@"
> ping -q -i 2 -w 1 -n -c 1 "$@"
> (see one-ping.sh)

One idea was to migrate to hping3

> - I'm beginning to wonder if there's a race between whack
> --trafficstatus showing a connection being up and a connection being up?

I have never seen that.


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