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docs:tips_n_tricks:smokeping.html [14.03.2010 13:23 CET] (current)
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 +====== Smokeping ======
 +
 +===== EchoPing waittime configuration =====
 +
 +Smokeping will not accept fractional values for ''​waittime''​ like
 +
 +  :
 +  waittime = 0.1
 +  :
 +
 +allthough ''​waittime''​ ist defined to carry the value of the ''​-w''​ flag of ''​echoping''​ if the system supports usleep. The reason is some ignorance regarding this possibility. To use fractional values of waittime, the following patch to the Perl Module ''​EchoPing.pm''​ does the trick:
 +
 +  ​
 +  --- /​usr/​share/​perl5/​smokeping/​Smokeping/​probes/​EchoPing.pm.orig ​       2006-10-28 11:​52:​37.000000000 +0200
 +  +++ /​usr/​share/​perl5/​smokeping/​Smokeping/​probes/​EchoPing.pm ​    ​2010-03-08 18:​27:​00.000000000 +0100
 +  @@ -239,7 +239,7 @@
 +                  waittime => {
 +                          _doc => 'The "​-w"​ echoping(1) option.',​
 +                          _example => 1,
 +  -                       _re => '​\d+',​
 +  +                       _re => '​[0-9.]+',​
 +                  },
 +                  size => {
 +                          _doc => 'The "​-s"​ echoping(1) option.',​
  
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