[Nagiosplug-devel] check_ping and check_icmp confusion

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Thu Feb 23 01:46:01 CET 2006

sean finney wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 09:17:20AM +0100, Andreas Ericsson wrote:
>>I take it you mean ./configure-time option? Otherwise it means parsing 
>>arguments as root. The '-j' flag could ofcourse be parsed separately and 
>>in an ultra-paranoid fashion, but still.
> hah.  tricky.  so it's a trade off between chrooting to a
> user-specified location and not parsing cmdline opts as
> root then.

Yup. Unless we maintain CAP_CHROOT but drop other capabilities. That's 
not very portable though. *sigh*

>>I made an effort to make command-line options identical with both 
>>check_ping and check_fping, so it should be no extra work at all. If 
>>there is, let me know and I'll fix it up.
> cool.  if there are no objections, i'll see what i can do this
> weekend.

Go wild. :)

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