Re: State of ppp
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ramakrishnan M" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "James Franklin" <email@example.com>
Cc: "debian-hurd" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>;
Sent: Friday, September 15, 2000 9:02 PM
Subject: Re: State of ppp
> James Franklin wrote:
> > http://kt.linuxcare.com/debian-hurd/dh20000816_57.epl#2
> After going through the messages some obvious questions are popping up in
> 1. There was a reference to a patch (by Thomas Bushnell) to pfinet to
> its current limitation of handling only one interface (i.e ethernet +
> loopback). Is this patch integrated into the main source code? If not,
> the patch? Why was it not integrated into the mainstream?
it probablly is integrated into the mainstream, check bug-hurd archives for
around that time frame.
> 2. I found that a hell lot of discussions on "HOwto do it" has happened in
> list, without any logical conclusion. I do not claim to understand each
> every method suggested. Why is it so difficult to fix up a way to
this makes it very simple, choose an approach and implement it.
> I think once we fix the way to go, rest of the job will be smooth.
> Without PPP, I don't think, individuals (particularly in Asia), will be
> try out GNU/Hurd, and hence the development and usage will suffer. Without
> GNU/Hurd will remain a research OS for ever. PPP is an imeediate necessity
> we need to act fast to make it happen.
good luck and have fun