traceroute (1:2.0.15-1) 05-manpage-p.patch


 traceroute/traceroute.8 |    3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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Author: Daniel Baumann <>
 Mentioning that -p with the tcptraceroute wrapper specifies the source port,
 not the destination port (Closes: #448200).

diff -Naurp traceroute.orig//traceroute/traceroute.8 traceroute/traceroute/traceroute.8
--- traceroute.orig//traceroute/traceroute.8	2010-07-12 20:05:38.630891185 +0200
+++ traceroute/traceroute/traceroute.8	2010-07-12 20:05:22.586936647 +0200
@@ -208,7 +208,8 @@ For ICMP tracing, specifies the initial
 by each probe too).
 For TCP specifies just the (constant) destination
-port to connect.
+port to connect. When using the tcptraceroute wrapper,
+\-p specifies the source port.
 .BI \-t " tos
 For IPv4, set the Type of Service (TOS) and Precedence value. Useful values