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Re: Tried to compile pppd but no luck

On Fri, Jul 04, 2003 at 01:18:27PM -0400, Nathan Hawkins wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 02:54:46PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> > 
> > ouch. I thought the /dev/ppp ioctl interface was standarised..
> That's a joke right? "ioctl" and "standardized" in the same sentence...

Hey, if _I_ had dessigned it it would be standarised :)

But yes, sounds like a joke considering the number of unportablist coders
out there.

> > (for libc/userland, i can say with experience it's a common thing that
> > sources say "linux" when they really mean Glibc)
> Sure, but pppd is doing things with the kernel. Therefore that rule will
> get you in trouble.

You're right. I had to deal with sys-bsd.c (see my other mail, too much lag
lately at lists.d.o)

Robert Millan

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