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Re: ppp & pam (was: Re: ppp's ip-{up,down} and possible utilization of 'run-parts')

Philip Hands wrote:
> ppp is needed for doing an install from the internet via a dialup link.  PAM is not needed until you want people to log into the system, so libpam is a waste of space on the install disks.

The only advantage I can see is a couple of kilobytes of space on the
installation floppies.  Otherwise, ppp is optional anyway.  So I'd
prefer to see pppd stay as one package and linked with pam.
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