Package liboping

A C library to generate ICMP echo requests

http://verplant.org/liboping/

Liboping is a C library to generate ICMP echo requests, better known as
"ping packets". It is intended for use in network monitoring applications
or applications that would otherwise need to fork ping(1) frequently.
System Administration (Section 8)
oping
oping uses ICMPv4 or ICMPv6 ECHO_REQUEST packets to measure a hosts reachability and the network latency. In contrast to the original ping(8) utility oping can...