[arch-dev-public] Orphaned rp-pppoe in [core]

Rashif Ray Rahman schiv at archlinux.org
Sat Apr 21 11:16:17 EDT 2012

On 18 April 2012 16:38, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Am 17.04.2012 20:19, schrieb Daniel Isenmann:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have orphaned the above package because I can't test it all. I don't
> > use pppoe to connect to the internet, so feel free to adopt it. It
> > hadn't much upstream updates so far, so should be easy to maintain.
> >
> > Package: https://www.archlinux.org/packages/core/i686/rp-pppoe/
> >
> > One bug is assigned to the package:
> > https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/26352
> I might mention again that this package is mostly unnecessary, unless
> you want to run a pppoe server. With the recent addition of pppoe
> support to netcfg, there is now a user-friendly way to configure pppoe
> in core using only netcfg and pppd. We could move this to extra.
The last I recall I used pppoe-setup, start and stop to connect to DSL from
the installer. That was very simple and straightforward.


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