Some users have reported that after an update of their Ubuntu target hosts, the command
/usr/bin/waitmax, which is shipped with the Check_MK Agent, actually segfaults
the program being run with it. This could be related to the fact that waitmax
is statically linked in order to be independent of 32/64 bits and of the libc in use.
The agent now looks if /usr/bin/timeout exists and prefers that over waitmax.
timeout has been introduced in the coreutils version 8+. It is missing e.g.
on RedHat 5.X, so waitmax is still needed for a couple of years...
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