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Re: Tried to compile pppd but no luck

On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 04:41:51AM +0100, Pedro F. Giffuni wrote:
> But it is :-). FreeBSD carries a patched 2.3.5 pppd that was maintained by
> Peter Wemm (I think he works for Yahoo now, I emailed him). 
> Can you please submit the NetBSD patches to the author? The latest release
> doesn't support FreeBSD or NetBSD and updating the FreeBSD patches is
> non-trivial. This could be maintained in the ports tree and would leave the
> door open to suggest a different pppd (or an updated one) in the base FreeBSD
> distribution.

I sent my patches to upstream PPP (in samba.org). My patches should enable
support for FreeBSD and GNU/FreeBSD and fix sys-bsd.c for all [GNU/]*BSD
systems (so that it's trivial to add support for [GNU/]NetBSD). They're
based on code from NetBSD's PPP and FreeBSD's PPP.

Robert Millan

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