Subject: Re: traceroute as a flooder (fwd)
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/16/1999 16:45:01
Curt Sampson <> writes:

>     1. If uid != 0 (you're not superuser), it checks to see that
>     the source address it's going to use is an address from a local
>     interface that's up and not marked loopback.

This breaks functionality for me.  I use aliases on lo0 rather than on
specific interfaces.  With this change:

	/usr/sbin/traceroute -s
	traceroute: is not a valid local address and you are
		not superuser.