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fping Quickly ping multiple hosts without flooding the network
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Port Added: unknown
Last Update: 2019-04-14 11:59:12
SVN Revision: 498885
Also Listed In: ipv6
License: PreviousBSD
A tool to quickly ping N number of hosts to determine their reachability
without flooding the network.

     fping is different from ping in that you can specify any number of
	 hosts on the command line, or specify a file containing the lists
	 of hosts to ping. Instead of trying one host until it timeouts or
	 replies, fping will send out a ping packet and move on to the next
	 host in a round-robin fashion. If a host replies, it is noted and
	 removed from the list of hosts to check. If a host does not respond
	 within a certain time limit and/or retry limit it will be considered
	 unreachable.

     Unlike ping, fping is meant to be used in scripts and its
     output is easy to parse.

WWW: http://www.fping.org/
SVNWeb : Homepage
    Pseudo-pkg-plist information, but much better, from make generate-plist
    Expand this list (9 items)
  1. /usr/local/share/licenses/fping-4.2/catalog.mk
  2. /usr/local/share/licenses/fping-4.2/LICENSE
  3. /usr/local/share/licenses/fping-4.2/PreviousBSD
  4. @mode 4555
  5. sbin/fping
  6. sbin/fping6
  7. @mode
  8. man/man8/fping.8.gz
  9. man/man8/fping6.8.gz
  10. Collapse this list.
Dependency lines:
  • fping>0:net/fping

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/net/fping/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install fping

PKGNAME: fping

There is no flavor information for this port.

distinfo:

TIMESTAMP = 1553366728
SHA256 (schweikert-fping-v4.2_GH0.tar.gz) = 49b0ac77fd67c1ed45c9587ffab0737a3bebcfa5968174329f418732dbf655d4
SIZE (schweikert-fping-v4.2_GH0.tar.gz) = 53931


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Build dependencies:
  1. autoconf>=2.69 : devel/autoconf
  2. automake>=1.16.1 : devel/automake
  3. gmake : devel/gmake

This port is required by:

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Configuration Options
===> The following configuration options are available for fping-4.2:
     IPV6=on: IPv6 protocol support
===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings

USES:
autoreconf gmake

Master Sites:
  1. https://codeload.github.com/schweikert/fping/tar.gz/v4.2?dummy=/
Port Moves
  • port moved here from net/fping+ipv6 on 2012-09-24
    REASON: IPv6 support has been merged

Number of commits found: 38

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
14 Apr 2019 10:59:12
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.2
Revision:498885
kai search for other commits by this committer
net/fping: Update to 4.2

While I'm here:
* Move options block a bit further down according to the PHB

Changelog:

* New option -x / --reachable to check if the number of reachable hosts is
  >= a certain number. Useful for example to implement connectivity-checks
* Allow decimal numbers for '-t', '-i', '-p', and '-Q'
* Fix build with --disable-ipv6
* Fix hang with '-6', with ipv6 kernel module, but not loaded
* Assume '-6' if the binary is named 'fping6' (this is mostly for special
  embedded-distro use cases, and not meant to be used generally in place of
  compiling IPv6-only binary or using '-6')
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15 Aug 2018 23:54:20
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.0_1
Revision:477297
rodrigo search for other commits by this committer
Add an option to disable IPv6 support

In jail environment, because fping 4.0 comes
with combined IPv4/IPv6 support, you need to enable
IPv6 for the jail even if you will not use IPv6.

This patch adds an IPV6 option, enabled by default,
but who can be turn off to build fping without IPv6
support and used it inside a jail without IPv6.

PR:		229903
Submitted by:	Andrew <andrew.hotlab@hotmail.com>
Reported by:	Stefan Witzel <stefan.witzel@zvw.uni-goettingen.de>
Approved by:	<jharris@widomaker.com> (maintainer)
30 Jun 2018 08:49:13
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.0
Revision:473606
fernape search for other commits by this committer
net/fping: update to 4.0

PR:	229172
Reported by:	freebsd_ports@k-worx.org
Approved by:	tcberner (mentor) jharris@widomaker.com (maintainer)
Differential Revision:	https://reviews.freebsd.org/D15970
21 Apr 2017 07:22:38
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.16
Revision:439009
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 3.16

PR:		218381
Submitted by:	citrin+pr@citrin.ru
Approved by:	maintainer
19 Jan 2017 20:50:51
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.15
Revision:431915
jhale search for other commits by this committer
Update to 3.15

Changes:	https://raw.githubusercontent.com/schweikert/fping/master/ChangeLog
PR:		216022
Submitted by:	Danilo G. Baio <dbaio@bsd.com.br>
Approved by:	Jason Harris <jharris@widomaker.com> (maintainer)
12 Sep 2016 13:01:32
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.13
Revision:421922
woodsb02 search for other commits by this committer
net/fping: Update to 3.13

- Use new official GitHub repo, as website was down from Apr-Sept 2016
- Add USES=autoreconf as GitHub tarball only comes with configure.ac
- Add USES=gmake as manpage generation was failing with pmake

Changes this release:
  https://github.com/schweikert/fping/blob/3.13/ChangeLog

PR:		212386
Approved by:	jharris@widomaker.com (maintainer), adamw (mentor)
23 May 2016 20:35:01
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.10
Revision:415742
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
Remove NLS, DOCS, EXAMPLES and IPV6 from OPTIONS_DEFAULT, they are enabled by
default anyway and don't need to be listed

Approved by:	portmgr blanket
19 May 2016 10:44:12
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.10
Revision:415499
amdmi3 search for other commits by this committer
- Fix trailing whitespace in pkg-descrs, categories [g-n]*

Approved by:	portmgr blanket
12 May 2014 13:07:36
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.10
Revision:353817
ak search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 3.10

PR:	ports/189476 [1]
PR:	ports/189674 [2]
Submitted by:	Anton Yuzhaninov <citrin+pr@citrin.ru> [1], Jason Harris
<jharris@widomaker.com> (maintainer) [2]
28 Feb 2014 12:29:15
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.8
Revision:346496
jhale search for other commits by this committer
- Update to 3.8 [1]
- Use correct LICENSE [1] (based on)
- Remove abbreviations from COMMENT [2]
- Add additional mirror to MASTER_SITES

PR:		ports/186928 [1], ports/181927 [2]
Submitted by:	G. Tpdd <gtodd@bellanet.org> [1],
		Kenta S. <kentas@hush.com> [2]
Approved by:	Jason Harris <jharris@widomaker.com> (maintainer)
10 Feb 2014 17:57:29
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.5
Revision:343666
mat search for other commits by this committer
Convert to staging.

Sponsored by:	Absolight
10 Feb 2014 17:30:18
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.5
Revision:343661
mat search for other commits by this committer
It's already there too.

Pointy hat to:	ehaupt and bapt
Sponsored by:	Absolight
10 Feb 2014 13:54:28
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.5
Revision:343634
ehaupt search for other commits by this committer
According to the Porter's Handbook (5.12.2.3.) default options must be added to
OPTIONS_DEFINE. This policy has been implemented only recently that's why we
have many ports violating this policy.

This patch adds the default options specified in the Porter's Handbook to
OPTIONS_DEFINE where they are being used. Ports maintained by
gnome@FreeBSD.org, kde@FreeBSD.org and x11@FreeBSD.org have been excluded.

Approved by:    portmgr (bapt)
20 Sep 2013 22:10:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.5
Revision:327755
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
net)
16 Jun 2013 21:52:44
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.5
Revision:321077
wg search for other commits by this committer
net/fping: update to 3.5

- Update to 3.5
- Add LICENSE (GFDL)

PR:		ports/178833
Submitted by:	Jason Harris <jharris@widomaker.com> (maintainer)
Approved by:	culot / jpaetzel (mentors, implicit)
22 Apr 2013 15:44:41
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.4_1
Revision:316242
ak search for other commits by this committer
- Add timestamps option (used by netperf-wrapper) [1]
- Fix fping issue with the unreachable ip in the arp cache [2]
- Convert Makefile headers to new style

PR:	ports/177368 [1]
PR:	ports/176439 [2]
Submitted by:	Lars Eggert <lars@eggert.org> [1], Alexandre RAYNAUD
<alexandre.raynaud@sallanches.fr> [2]
Approved by:	Jason Harris <jharris@widomaker.com> (maintainer)
24 Sep 2012 09:16:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  3.4
Revision:304773
zeising search for other commits by this committer
Update net/fping to version 3.4 and point to the new home.
Merge IPv4 and IPv6 support into net/fping, selectable via options.
Remove the now un-needed net/fping+ipv6
Add common description for IPV4 option, analogous to the IPV6 option

PR:		ports/169949 [1], ports/169950 [2]
Submitted by:	Rodrigo OSORIO <rodrigo@bebik.net> [1]
		Jason Harris <jharris@widomaker.com> [2]
		zeising (final patch version)
Approved by:	maintainer, kwm (mentor)
20 Mar 2011 12:54:45
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2_1

miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Get Rid MD5 support
08 Sep 2007 13:31:22
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2_1

edwin search for other commits by this committer
ports/net/fping patch to add -S source_addr option

        Several people have produced some patches for fping that adds an
        option to select the IP source_address for queries and some have
        said they submitted them to the sourceforge fping maintainer.
        Since I did not see any official fping distributions that include
        any of those patches, I recently Cc-ed the sourceforge fping
        maintainer's address in a question to the smokeping mailing-list
        asking about that patch but so far I have heard back only from
        that list with a pointer to a debian patch. Per request from
        Jason Harris, I include here a copy of the patch that is usable
        in ports/net/fping/files that adds that option.

PR:             ports/111549
Submitted by:   Philip Kizer <pckizer@nostrum.com>
Approved by:    maintainer timeout
19 Jul 2007 21:37:13
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2

gabor search for other commits by this committer
- Remove distinfo hashes, which are not used officially

No objection from:      ports@, maintainers
Approved by:            portmgr (pav)
23 Mar 2007 20:36:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2

pav search for other commits by this committer
- Fix fetch: mirror on maintainer's site

PR:             ports/110727
Submitted by:   Jason Harris <jharris@widomaker.com> (maintainer)
11 May 2006 22:49:56
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2

edwin search for other commits by this committer
Remove USE_REINPLACE from all categories starting with N
20 Jul 2005 02:25:28
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2

leeym search for other commits by this committer
- allow 0 retries [1]
- remove s/microsecond/millisecond/ [1]
- use PLIST_FILES, remove pkg-plist [2]
- add SHA256 hash to distinfo [2]

PR:             [1] ports/83339
                [2] ports/83757
Submitted by:   [1] Andre Albsmeier <Andre.Albsmeier@siemens.com>
                [2] Jason Harris <jharris@widomaker.com>
06 Jan 2004 09:47:22
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2

pav search for other commits by this committer
Forced commit to note addition of SHA1, RMD160 and SIZE fields.

Requested by:   erwin
05 Jan 2004 20:06:18
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2

pav search for other commits by this committer
- Give maintainership to volunteer

PR:             ports/60952
Submitted by:   Jason Harris <jharris@widomaker.com>
25 Oct 2003 19:38:56
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2

krion search for other commits by this committer
- Fix build on -current
- Pet portlint

Reported by: bento (kris)
24 Sep 2003 09:37:11
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2

osa search for other commits by this committer
Make portlint(1) happy by changing strip to ${STRIP_CMD}

Submitted by:   Oleg Karachevtsev <ok@etrust.ru>
PR:             56998
20 Feb 2003 18:51:13
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2

knu search for other commits by this committer
De-pkg-comment.
07 Jul 2002 22:08:19
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.4b2

anders search for other commits by this committer
Update to 2.4b2.

IPv6 support gained.
Master site moved.
Add WWW URL.
23 Jun 2002 06:04:01
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.2b1

ijliao search for other commits by this committer
Replace ${PERL} with ${REINPLACE_CMD}

PR:             39668
Submitted by:   Oliver Braun <obraun@informatik.unibw-muenchen.de>
30 Apr 2002 18:33:30
Original commit files touched by this commit  2.2b1

obrien search for other commits by this committer
Drop maintainership.  I don't use this everyday as I once did
14 Apr 2001 08:55:41
Original commit files touched by this commit

obrien search for other commits by this committer
Do not treat FreeBSD/Alpha as being braindead as some other OS that   runs on
the Alpha platform.    
22 Nov 2000 00:17:18
Original commit files touched by this commit

obrien search for other commits by this committer
Add $FreeBSD$'s which help me in problem reports.    
05 Nov 2000 22:32:31
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obrien search for other commits by this committer
Dynamically set the FreeBSD maintainer.    
16 Oct 2000 02:29:29
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kris search for other commits by this committer
Chase the checksum; no changes to distfile.    
08 Oct 2000 07:19:09
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asami search for other commits by this committer
Convert category net to new layout.  
27 Aug 2000 04:23:48
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obrien search for other commits by this committer
Upgrade to version 2.2b1.    
19 Jul 2000 14:10:53
Original commit files touched by this commit

obrien search for other commits by this committer
Fix bogons in my milliseconds => microseconds timeouts change.    

Number of commits found: 38

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