Re: Announce (and question): Masquerading PPP server based on Debian
John Hasler <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> The main reason I don't just submit it as a package is that its `base
> system' is 68 MB, which seems excessive for the main debian servers, and
> it's not really a package, it's more like the boot floppies.
How about a package that contains the stuff you've written plus a tool that
sucks in the required packages and builds everything? Seems like this
would be great to get on a bootable CD.
It's been done--this is essentially what the modified boot-floppies
plus mkisofs does.
Note that you were responding to a rather old message; the finished
system is now at ftp://pfaffben.user.msu.edu/pppconn
"...In the UNIX world, people tend to interpret `non-technical user'
as meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver."