[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] [idea] global link database for all packages

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 11:15:01 EDT 2009

On Wed 01 Jul 2009 14:32 +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Allan McRae schrieb:
> >>>For example:
> >>>http://archlinux.djgera.com.ar/pkgdyn/out/i686/core.badfhs.txt
> >>
> >>Where does that come from? It's not in any package I know of.
> >>
> >
> >rp-pppoe-3.10-1/files:etc/ppp/plugins/rp-pppoe.so
> That is stupid. ppp plugins are supposed to be in
> /usr/lib/pppd/$VERSION and the ppp package already contains the
> rp-pppoe plugin. Why does rp-pppoe install it again? Why do we even
> need rp-pppoe?

Maybe because of this:

> Some features of ppp include
>     * works sometimes

`man rp-pppoe`
> My design goals for this PPPoE client were as follows, in descending
> order of importance:
> o      It must work.

There's no documentation about pppoe in ppp either.
rp-pppoe helps me make my ADSL connection easily.

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