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Re: ppp's ip-{up,down} and possible utilization of 'run-parts'



I think this is a very good idea.  I know that the ipmasq package would
greatly benefit from this kind of arangement.

Brian

On Mon, 15 Dec 1997, Adam P. Harris wrote:

> 
> Maybe I should submit this as a wishlist to the bug system, but I was
> interested in getting some comments first.
> 
> I think that /etc/ppp/ip-up and /etc/ppp/ip-down should use
> 'run-parts' against, say, the directories /etc/ppp/ip-{up,down}.d/.
> 
> This would allow, for instance, MTA packages to ship little scripts to
> flush the mail queue when the link comes up, pop-deamons to start up,
> bind to reload, clock sync daemons to re-sync, firewall and
> masquerading rules to run, and dynamic PPP hosts to update some file
> on some server indicating their current IP.
> 
> .....A. P. Harris...apharris@onShore.com...<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>
> 
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