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

Property Value
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.


Package Version Architecture Repository
iputils-tracepath_20121221-5+b2_i386.deb 20121221 i386 Debian Main
iputils-tracepath - - -


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


Type URL
Binary Package iputils-tracepath_20121221-5+b2_amd64.deb
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




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

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