Re: ppp and ip-up
Hamish Moffatt writes:
> Does ppp run the ip-up and ip-down scripts for incoming connections as
> well as outgoing?
I can't see how it can do otherwise. The last thing that ipcp_up() does
after successfully configuring the interface is call ipcp_script(). It just
passes pppd's arguments to /etc/ppp/ip-up and runs it.
> I understand that $2 could include /dev/ as well,...
The tty-device is passed to ip-up exactly as received by pppd (this is a
bug, IMHO). Use basename to scrape off the '/dev/'.
> Or is ip-up not run at all for incoming connections?
PPP is a peer to peer protocol. Once the serial link is up there is no
incoming or outgoing.
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