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Re: please register ppp as arch-specific

Robert Millan, le Sun 23 Jan 2011 23:00:16 +0100, a écrit :
> 2011/1/23 Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org>:
> > It used to be used on FreeBSD, it should be just a matter of ioctls and
> > the likes. I guess digging back the old versions of ppp which had the
> > support could be a good ground.
> I'm not familiar with ppp.  Why can't it just use portable
> interfaces like tun/tap?

It could probably, and that'd probably be the way on GNU/Hurd. I see
that ppp_ahdlc seems to be able to provide the needed support over a
tty. Of course, it's less efficient than an in-kernel ppp layer.


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