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Re: bin/10717 (traceroute: select(): invalid argument)
The following reply was made to PR bin/10717; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
To: John Hawkinson <jhawk%MIT.EDU@localhost>
Cc: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, gnats-admin%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: bin/10717 (traceroute: select(): invalid argument)
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 17:10:07 +0000
On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 02:51:48AM -0500, John Hawkinson wrote:
> No, sorry. It wasn't a very good bug report, was it?
Well... actually, it did the job fine. The real problem was that
nobody apparently looked into it for nearly eight years, so the
circumstances went away.
Anyway, the most likely cause of EINVAL from select (in fact, the only
documented cause) is passing a negative timeout, and that issue has
Shall we close it?
David A. Holland
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