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Re: ECHO responses

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 17:42:26 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 6 May 2003, Hans H. Anderson wrote:

> The problem could be in many places, but since I noticed that
> doesn't seem to allow pings or traceroutes, I thought maybe something in
> the Curl system was using ECHO packets to test for server whereabouts in
> some cases. If not, then I'll look elsewhere.

I can confirm Ralph's statement. curl does not use ECHO or any other ICMP
mechanism. Only plain and simple TCP.

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl, cURL, Curl, CURL. Groks URLs.
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Received on 2003-05-06