[LON-CAPA-admin] Not finding hosts
Guy Albertelli II
guy at albertelli.com
Wed Sep 10 15:58:45 EDT 2003
> > 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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