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WHAT IS MTR?

  mtr combines the functionality of the 'traceroute' and 'ping' programs 
  in a single network diagnostic tool.

  As mtr starts, it investigates the network connection between the host
  mtr runs on and a user-specified destination host.  After it
  determines the address of each network hop between the machines, 
  it sends a sequence ICMP ECHO requests to each one to determine the 
  quality of the link to each machine.  As it does this, it prints
  running statistics about each machine.

  mtr is distributed under the GNU General Public License. 
  See the COPYING file for details.  

INSTALLING

  Slightly more hints are in the file INSTALL. If this doesn't work
  you could try reading that too.... 

  Compiling mtr should be as simple as:

	make

  It should first call the "configure" script and then run "make" again
  with the makefile that "configure" just generated. 

  After compiling, install:

	make install

  Note that mtr must be suid-root because it requires access to raw IP 
  sockets.  See SECURITY for security information.

  If you want to build a version that doesn't use GTK, but if you
  DO have GTK installed, you can use 

	./configure --with-gtk-prefix=/we_dont_want_gtk_so_we_use_a_name_that_certainly_doesnt_exist

  It seems the --no_gtk (whatever) doesn't work. Feel free to submit 
  a patch for this, I'm not that familiar with autoconf (it works for
  me :-). 

  On Solaris (and possibly other systems) the "gtk" library may be
  installed in a directory where the dynamic linker refuses to look when
  a binary is setuid. Roman Shterenzon reports that adding 
        -Wl,-rpath=/usr/lib
  to the commandline will work if you are using gnu LD. He tells me that
  you're out of luck when you use the sun LD. That's not quite true, as
  you can move the gtk libraries to /usr/lib instead of leaving them in
  /usr/local/lib.  (when the ld tells you that /usr/local/lib is untrusted
  and /usr/lib is trusted, and you trust hte gtk libs enough to want them
  in a setuid program, then there is something to say for moving them
  to the "trusted" directory.)

  On Solaris, linking usually fails to find "wattr" or something like that.
  Somehow, I can't seem to be able to automate "configure" finding the right
  libs on Solaris. So, the solution is that you cut-and-paste the line
  doing the linking into a terminal window, and add "-lcurses" by hand. 
  Then it will link. Help on how to catch this in autoconf appreciated.


WHERE CAN I GET THE LATEST VERSION OR MORE INFORMATION?

  See the mtr web page at 
         http://www.BitWizard.nl/mtr/ 

  Subscribe to the mtr mailing list.  All mtr related announcements
  are posted to the mtr mailing list.  To subscribe, send email to
  'majordomo@lists.xmission.com' with 'subscribe mtr' in the body of
  the message.  To send a message to the mailing list, mail to 
  'mtr@lists.xmission.com'.

  Bug reports and feature requests should be submitted into the 
  jitterbug bug-tracking system at http://www.BitWizard.nl/cgi-bin/mtr .
  If you don't have web-access, mail the mailinglist. 

  Patches can be submitted by Email to me, or submitted to the 
  bug tracking system. Please use unified diffs. 

-- REW