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Re: Bug#19133: distributed-net: support PPP -- /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/distributed-net wanted

Adam P. Harris writes:
> I still don't agree and I think a uniform administrative GUI would be a
> better solution.

So anyone who can't (or doesn't want to) get X going has to learn to edit

> However I encourage you to try to raise a consensus and get your scheme
> approved.

He's got my vote.

> I think this is overkill, because 90+% of users are desktop home
> machines,...

Just the people who need simple easily understood configuration files.

> Why shouldn't our distribution ship already doing what is reasonable for
> the greatest number of users?

I don't think it is reasonable to send out mail the very first time they
fire up pppd.  What if their mail configuration is screwed up?

> I think 'ls -F /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/' is easier and going to be more
> intuitive.

What's intuitive about that?
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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