iputils-clockdiff - Measure the time difference between networked computers

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name iputils-clockdiff
Package version 20121221
Package release 5+b2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 39 B
Download size 27.65 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Clockdiff computes the difference between the time of the machine on
which it is called and the time of other network-accessible machines.
The time differences measured by clockdiff are obtained using a
sequence of ICMP TSTAMP messages which are returned to the sender by
the IP module in the remote machine.


Package Version Architecture Repository
iputils-clockdiff_20121221-5+b2_i386.deb 20121221 i386 Debian Main
iputils-clockdiff - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libcap2 >= 1:2.10


Type URL
Binary Package iputils-clockdiff_20121221-5+b2_amd64.deb
Source Package iputils

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install iputils-clockdiff deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install iputils-clockdiff




2014-02-01 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20121221-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Improve management of capabilities.
* Set capabilities on all binaries.
* Invalidate ping's DNS cache when a response comes from a new host
(e.g.  when processing an error message) (Closes: 732186, 736470)
* Bump standards version to 3.9.5 (no changes)
2013-12-12 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20121221-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Cache DNS lookup results. (Closes: 109709)
* Move the dependency on libcap2-bin to a Recommends instead, to avoid
depending on a lower priority package.
* Fix a typo in flood ping output. (Closes: 698287)
* arping: When using -c, exit immediately if the specified number of
queries are answered. (Closes: 686944)
* Fix return hops counting in tracepath and tracepath6. (Closes: 629075)
2013-12-09 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20121221-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add build-depends on libgnutls-openssl-dev (Closes: 731561)
* Fix arping and ping postinst scripts to better handle cases
where capabilities aren't supported. (Closes: 731764)
* Update debian/copyright to reflect the removal of the advertising
clause from the UC Berkeley copyright statements. (Closes: 725470)
2013-12-08 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20121221-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Silence erroneous "kernel is not very fresh" warnings. (Closes: 709052)
* Cherry pick revision 608419a7 from upstream for traceroute 
max-hops options
* Cherry pick revision cec404067 from upstream for tracepath, tracepath6 
minor bugfixes
* Enable the CAP_NET_RAW capability and strip the setuid bit on ping and
ping6 binaries if possible.
* Bump standards version to (No changes needed.)
2013-05-14 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20121221-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
* Replace libsysfs-dev with libcap-dev in build-deps (Closes: 627650, 609853)
* Replace libssl-dev with gnutls-dev in build-deps
* Remove obsolete debian/patches/fix-dead-host-ping-stats.diff
* Remove obsolete debian/patches/add-icmp-return-codes.diff
* Remove obsolete patch cleanup-docbook-formatting.diff
* Remove obsolete patch fix_rfc4620_nodeinfo_queries
2012-08-29 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20101006-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix CFLAGS, which never actually propagated from debian/rules
to the compiler in the previous release (Closes: 656023)
2012-08-19 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20101006-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix RFC 4620 node info queries in ping6 (Closes: 683324)
* Fix regression in ping* causing audible notifications to always
be enabled when flood pinging (Closes: 601147)
* Flush stdout when processing truncated ping* replies 
(Closes: 628893)
* Use dpkg-buildflags to set build flags.
* Add build-arch and build-indep rules in debian/rules
* Bump standards compliance to
2011-02-20 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20101006-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Remove patches that are now applied upstream.
* Update Vcs-* fields in debian/control to point to git repos.
* Update debian/copyright to include the BSD license text.
* Override lintian's possible-gpl-code-linked-with-openssl error on
iputils-ping.  ping6 links against libcrypto and is BSD licensed.
2010-07-23 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20100418-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Apply upstream's fix to a coding error that prevented the broadcast
address from being set correctly in arping (Closes: 585591)
2010-07-23 - Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org>
iputils (3:20100418-2) unstable; urgency=high
* Fix CVE-2010-2529 - resource consumption triggered by specially crafted
ICMP echo reply

See Also

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iputils-ping_20121221-5+b2_amd64.deb Tools to test the reachability of network hosts
iputils-tracepath_20121221-5+b2_amd64.deb Tools to trace the network path to a remote host
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ipv6toolkit_1.5.2-1_amd64.deb Security assessment and troubleshooting tool for the IPv6 protocols
ipvsadm_1.26-4_amd64.deb Linux Virtual Server support programs
ipwatchd-gnotify_1.0.1-1+b1_amd64.deb Gnome notification tool for IPwatchD
ipwatchd_1.2.1-1_amd64.deb IP conflict detection tool
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ipxe_1.0.0+git-20141004.86285d1-1_all.deb PXE boot firmware
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