iputils-tracepath - Tools to trace the network path to a remote host

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: iputils-tracepath
Package version: 20121221
Package release: 5+b2
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 77 B
Download size: 35.96 KB
Official Mirror: ftp.br.debian.org
The tracepath utility is similar to the traceroute utility, but also attempts to discover the MTU of the path. This package also includes tracepath6 and traceroute6 utilities, which may be used on IPv6 networks.



    Source package: iputils

    Install Howto

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


    • /usr/bin/tracepath
    • /usr/bin/tracepath6
    • /usr/bin/traceroute6.iputils
    • /usr/share/doc/iputils-tracepath/RELNOTES.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/iputils-tracepath/changelog.Debian.amd64.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/iputils-tracepath/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/iputils-tracepath/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man8/tracepath.8.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man8/tracepath6.8.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man8/traceroute6.iputils.8.gz


    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