Re: why was um-pppd removed?
On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 06:06:25PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> Interface compatible to what? The um-pppd package comes from BSD, and the
> pfinet tunnel device is interface compatible to BSD's tunnel device.
oh. I didn't know about tunnel devices; that probably confused me.
> So we
> already do what you suggest: The traditional userland (um-pppd) is not
> maintained by us, and we provide a compatible interface in the Hurd. We
> just don't use the Linux approach but the BSD approach, which is more in
> line with our design.
but modern *BSDs use a kernel-space "Linux approach". are you sure
um-pppd is still maintained?