Re: Announce (and question): Masquerading PPP server based on Debian
> Question: Would this system be useful to others?
> The main reason I don't just submit it as a package is that its `base
> system' is 68 MB, which seems excessive for the main debian servers, and
> it's not really a package, it's more like the boot floppies.
How about a package that contains the stuff you've written plus a tool that
sucks in the required packages and builds everything? Seems like this
would be great to get on a bootable CD.
> Note also that the `webmin' tool isn't policy compliant:
It's a sysadmin tool, doing what the user tells it to do. In that it is no
different than vi.
> ...it shamelessly mangles configuration files at user request, discarding
> any manual changes.
That policy is aimed at package scripts, not programs.
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