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



On Monday 11 October 2004 20.24, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> 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).

I agree with Jörg, though, that this should be unified for sarge+1.

Jörg: file a wishlist bug with ppp and/or programs using ppp/if-*.d, 
perhaps? 

cheers
-- vbi

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