the IcmpSendEcho series of calls come with some idiosyncrasies in that there is a minimum timeout that they can handle think it is about 1000msecs. isReachable can specify a finer grained timeout hence the need for timeout check


regards
Mark

On 21/09/2016 17:18, Vyom Tewari wrote:

Hi Rob,

Do you really think this extra check is required ?

if (pEchoReply->Status == IP_SUCCESS
+ && (int)pEchoReply->RoundTripTime <= timeout) I did not found any doc(MSDN) which explains this. I think in case of IP_SUCCESS "RoundTripTime" is always less than timeout. I think similar changes is required in Inet6Address.c as well ? Thanks, Vyom

On Wednesday 21 September 2016 08:46 PM, Rob McKenna wrote:
Hi folks,

I'd like to fix a bug caused by an incorrect assumption. The IcmpSendEcho* 
calls can actually return a similar set of errors regardless of whether the 
call itself failed or succeeded. This change checks that both the call and the 
ping were successful. In addition to that it takes a number of common failure 
causes into account before deciding to throw an exception.

http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~robm/8159410/webrev.01/

        -Rob


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