Author: Giuseppe Iuculano <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Description: fixed lintian warning manpage-has-errors-from-man, hyphen-used-as-minus-sign
@@ -5,9 +5,9 @@
arping \- sends arp and/or ip pings to a given host
-\fBarping\fP [-abdDeFhpqrRd0uv] [-S \fIhost/ip\fP] [-T \fIhost/ip\fP] [-s \fIMAC\fP] [-t \fIMAC\fP] [-c \fIcount\fP] [-i \fIinterface\fP] [ -w \fIus\fP ] <\fIhost\fP | -B>
+\fBarping\fP [\-abdDeFhpqrRd0uv] [\-S \fIhost/ip\fP] [\-T \fIhost/ip\fP] [\-s \fIMAC\fP] [\-t \fIMAC\fP] [\-c \fIcount\fP] [\-i \fIinterface\fP] [ \-w \fIus\fP ] <\fIhost\fP | \-B>
The \fIarping\fP utility sends \fBARP\fP and/or \fBICMP\fP requests to the specified \fIhost\fP and displays the replies\&. The \fIhost\fP may be specified by its \fBhostname\fP, its \fBIP\fP address, or its \fBMAC\fP address\&.
@@ -25,9 +25,9 @@ scheduler can\&'t keep up to get exact e
On an idle system the roundtrip times will be pretty much accurate, but
with more load the timing gets less exact\&.
-To get more exact timing on a non-idle system, re-nice arping to -15 or so\&.
+To get more exact timing on a non-idle system, re\-nice arping to \-15 or so\&.
-# nice -n -15 arping foobar
+# nice \-n \-15 arping foobar
This is not just an issue with arping, it is with normal ping also
(at least it is on my system)\&. But it doesn\&'t show up as much with ping
@@ -39,12 +39,12 @@ received and are therefore replied to fa
Show extended help\&. Not quite as extensive as this manpage,
-but more than -h\&.
+but more than \-h\&.
Use this option to ping with source IP address 0\&.0\&.0\&.0\&. Use this
when you haven\&'t configured your interface yet\&.
Note that this may get the MAC-ping unanswered\&.
-This is an alias for -S 0\&.0\&.0\&.0\&.
+This is an alias for \-S 0\&.0\&.0\&.0\&.
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ Only count addresses matching requested
break most things you do\&. Only useful if you are arpinging many
hosts at once\&. See arping-scan-net\&.sh for an example)\&.
-Like -0 but source broadcast source address (255\&.255\&.255\&.255)\&.
+Like \-0 but source broadcast source address (255\&.255\&.255\&.255)\&.
Note that this may get the arping unanswered since it\&'s not normal behavior
for a host\&.
@@ -66,10 +66,10 @@ two different MAC addresses\&.
Display answers as dots and missing packets as exclamation points\&.
Like flood ping on a Cisco\&.
-Like -a but beep when there is no reply\&.
+Like \-a but beep when there is no reply\&.
Don\&'t try to be smart about the interface name\&. Even if this
-switch is not given, -i disables this smartness\&.
+switch is not given, \-i disables this smartness\&.
Displays a help message and exits\&.
.IP "-i \fIinterface\fP"
@@ -82,25 +82,25 @@ Does not display messages, except error
Raw output: only the MAC/IP address is displayed for each reply\&.
-Raw output: Like -r but shows "the other one", can be combined with
+Raw output: Like \-r but shows "the other one", can be combined with
.IP "-s \fIMAC\fP"
-Set source MAC address\&. You may need to use -p with this\&.
+Set source MAC address\&. You may need to use \-p with this\&.
.IP "-S \fIIP\fP"
-Like -b and -0 but with set source address\&.
+Like \-b and \-0 but with set source address\&.
Note that this may get the arping unanswered if the target does not have
routing to the IP\&. If you don\&'t own the IP you are using, you may need to turn
-on promiscious mode on the interface (with -p)\&. With this switch you can find
+on promiscious mode on the interface (with \-p)\&. With this switch you can find
out what IP-address a host has without taking an IP-address yourself\&.
.IP "-t \fIMAC\fP"
Set target MAC address to use when pinging IP address\&.
.IP "-T \fIIP\fP"
-Use -T as target address when pinging MACs that won\&'t
+Use \-T as target address when pinging MACs that won\&'t
respond to a broadcast ping but perhaps to a directed broadcast\&.
\fIExample\fP: To check the address of MAC-A, use knowledge of MAC-B and IP-B\&.
-$ arping -S <IP-B> -s <MAC-B> -p <MAC-A>
+$ arping \-S <IP-B> \-s <MAC-B> \-p <MAC-A>
Show index=received/sent instead of just index=received when
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ Time to wait between pings, in microseco
-# \fBarping -c 3 88\&.123\&.180\&.225\fP
+# \fBarping \-c 3 88\&.123\&.180\&.225\fP
60 bytes from 00:11:85:4c:01:01 (88\&.123\&.180\&.225): index=0 time=13\&.910 msec
60 bytes from 00:11:85:4c:01:01 (88\&.123\&.180\&.225): index=1 time=13\&.935 msec
@@ -122,7 +122,7 @@ ARPING 88\&.123\&.180\&.225
--- 88\&.123\&.180\&.225 statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 packets received, 0% unanswered
-# \fBarping -c 3 00:11:85:4c:01:01\fP
+# \fBarping \-c 3 00:11:85:4c:01:01\fP
60 bytes from 88\&.123\&.180\&.225 (00:11:85:4c:01:01): icmp_seq=0 time=13\&.367 msec
60 bytes from 88\&.123\&.180\&.225 (00:11:85:4c:01:01): icmp_seq=1 time=13\&.929 msec
@@ -137,8 +137,8 @@ ARPING 00:11:85:4c:01:01
-You have to use -B instead of arpinging 255\&.255\&.255\&.255, and -b
-instead of -S 255\&.255\&.255\&.255\&. This is libnets fault\&.
+You have to use \-B instead of arpinging 255\&.255\&.255\&.255, and \-b
+instead of \-S 255\&.255\&.255\&.255\&. This is libnets fault\&.
.SH "SEE ALSO"