svn commit: r187067 - head/sbin/ping

Daniel Gerzo danger at FreeBSD.org
Sun Jan 11 14:36:46 PST 2009


Author: danger (doc committer)
Date: Sun Jan 11 22:36:45 2009
New Revision: 187067
URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/187067

Log:
  - improve readability
  
  Reviewed by:	trhodes, keramida
  MFC after:	3 days

Modified:
  head/sbin/ping/ping.8

Modified: head/sbin/ping/ping.8
==============================================================================
--- head/sbin/ping/ping.8	Sun Jan 11 21:59:42 2009	(r187066)
+++ head/sbin/ping/ping.8	Sun Jan 11 22:36:45 2009	(r187067)
@@ -506,14 +506,18 @@ Others may use completely wild values.
 .Sh EXIT STATUS
 The
 .Nm
-utility returns an exit status of zero if at least one response was
-heard from the specified
-.Ar host ;
-a status of two if the transmission was successful but no responses
-were received; or another value
-(from
-.In sysexits.h )
-if an error occurred.
+utility exits with one of the following values:
+.Bl -tag -width indent
+.It 0
+At least one response was heard from the specified
+.Ar host .
+.It 2
+The transmission was successful but no responses were received.
+.It any other value
+An error occurred.
+These values are defined in
+.In sysexits.h .
+.El
 .Sh SEE ALSO
 .Xr netstat 1 ,
 .Xr ifconfig 8 ,


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