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Re: Bug#406231: ppp_2.4.4rel-5 patch



On Thursday 18 January 2007 21:08, Eddy Petrișor wrote:
> > No. The ppp dir is copied nowhere else and copying this way _only_
> > works because the files pap/chap-secrets and peers/provider already
> > exist in _/target_ because the ppp deb installs default files there
> > that already have the correct permissions. The provider file in the
> > d-i environment does not have the correct premissions (wrong group).
>
> Wouldn't it make more sense to fix that in the target and make sure the
> permissions and group is ok? Is there a way to create groups in the
> target (something in the style of apt-install)?

No, the "dip" group should already exist. Looks to be a standard group.

> Also creating the target directory and quitting seems more intelligent
> than just quitting if not found?

No. The directory _has_ to exist as configuring ppp without the ppp 
package being installed makes absolutely no sense at all.

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