|Oh well, at least it's
Everything here is
my personal opinion.
I do not speak
for my employer.
This is netselect, an ultrafast intelligent parallelizing binary-search
implementation of "ping."
Now stop laughing and pay attention.
netselect determines several facts about all of the hosts given on the command line, much faster than you would if you manually tried to use ping and traceroute. For example, if I type:
netselect -v ftp.fceia.unr.edu.ar \ ftp.kulnet.kuleuven.ac.be \ ftp.cdrom.com ftp.debian.org \ ftp.de.debian.orgIt tells me statistics about each of the hostnames I provided, in much less time than doing a whole bunch of traceroutes.
Now you can do one of the following: