[LON-CAPA-admin] Not finding hosts

Guy Albertelli II guy at albertelli.com
Wed Sep 10 15:58:45 EDT 2003

Hi Martin,

> > Only CHECKRPMS uses ping/ftp to check if it can find a host.
> Just my $0.02:
> If you want to continue doing this, why not probe whether the ftp service
> is available.

I was thinking of doing that but with ncftpget instead, it has a
timeout option, and we end up using it to actually fetch files later,
so I don't have to add another dependency.

guy at albertelli.com  LON-CAPA Developer  0-7-5-7-

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