[Mono-dev] System.Net.NetworkInformation.Ping

Matthieu Barthélemy bonsouere at gmail.com
Sun Mar 25 13:00:10 EDT 2007

On Sunday 25 March 2007 08:14, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> We do not have plans of implementing the Ping method at this point.  On
> Unix issuing Ping requires root privileges.  For making this work, we
> would have to write a setuid program and launch it every time this call
> is made.

Thanks for your explaination. I will use an existing opensource implementation 
Anyway, wouldn't it be possible to implement it and throw a PingException if 
we are not root?



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