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Re: Bug#160516: ITP: masqdialer -- daemon for controlling shared dialup links

On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 12:04:44AM +1000, Jamie Wilkinson wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Version: unavailable; reported 2002-09-11
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name    : masqdialer
>   Version         : 0.5.5
>   Upstream Author : Charles P. Wright <cpwright@cpwright.com>
> * URL             : http://w3.cpwright.com/mserver/
> * License         : GPL
>   Description     : daemon for controlling shared dialup links
> The masqdialer system is designed to provide easily accessible control of
> multiple dialout modem connections to the members of a LAN using IP
> Masquerade for their internet connectivity.
> The system is a client/server design, so as long as a client can be written
> for a particular platform, that platform can take advantage of masqdialer's
> offerings. The masqdialer daemon runs on the linux machine, and upon an
> authorized client request, carries out the user's request.
> This is a repackage of the masqdialer package that existed in slink, which
> has since been removed from the archive.  The upstream author has announced
> that he hasn't got the time to work on this software, but I'm interested in
> keeping it running on my network at home.

Cool. Do you intend to package a client as well? I use gmasqdialer, which has
dissappeared as well. Otherwise I consider to (re)package that.

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