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Id: 17531
Status: stalled
Priority: 0/
Queue: Net-Ping

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: jordi.porta [...]

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Severity: Normal
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Subject: dec_osf suid $>
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When running a suid script under OSF, the user id ($>) is not set to 0. Net::Ping will then abort on croak("icmp ping requires root privilege") if ($> and $^O ne 'VMS' and $^O ne 'cygwin'); I suggest this line would include "and $^O ne 'dec_osf'" in order to support tru64 OS. Show quoted text
> uname -a
OSF1 hostname V4.0 1530 alpha Let me know if you need further information. Thanks.
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Tru64 would have been hard to come by when this ticket was opened. Now, I'm guessing all but impossible.

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