Re: dunc pppd configuration script
Richard G. Roberto writes:
> This was supposed to be as generally useful to as many people as
Yes. And the most generally useful thing to do for the most people is to
make it easy for them to get a single connection working so that they can
email for help and ftp files.
> It was originally suppose to support slip and diald as well, but I never
> had the chance to get that part developed.
I see no urgent need to add slip support. Diald may become obsolete when
demand-dialing is debugged, but I think it should have its own config
> Of course, John may be more comfortable with these elements and add them.
I intend to add demand-dialling support, but probably not using diald.
> ...my users have dialup accounts for home, work, market data, and even
> sometimes private shopping networks. They currently do this on win95
> themselves (multiple connections support is built in).
Multiple connections aren't hard. Seperate providers for each user isn't
hard either with 2.3.1.
> It wouldn't require taking over dunc to create a new tool with a more
> limited objective. I don't think that's what John's after though.
I have multiple objectives, the first of which is to produce a tool that
will allow new Debian users to get on the net without baffling themselves
with the ppp-HOWTO. At the moment I am just trying to add enough
flexibility to dunc to get it to generate scripts that will work with my
firstname.lastname@example.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
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