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Re: ppp/ip-up vs. network/if-up

On Oct 11, Joerg Sommer <joerg@alea.gnuu.de> wrote:

> why ppp provides its own mechanism of telling programs when the interface
> is coming up or down? Many programs register for the ppp mechanism, but
> not for the network mechanism. Where is the difference and why both isn't
Historical reasons? Also, many programs are interested only the ppp
interface (it could be argued that they actually care about the
interface associated to the default route, but at this point it would be
a bit complex to do something about this).

ciao, |
Marco | [8496 inIoQb3pGkNg2]

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