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

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Jul 2 11:09:05 EDT 2009

Damjan Georgievski schrieb:
> Now,
> rp-pppoe's /etc/ppp/plugins/rp-pppoe.so and ppp-2.4.4's
> /usr/lib/pppd/2.4.4/rp-pppoe.so are doing the same thing, only the
> rp-pppoe version should be a bit newer and better. I dont have a clear
> overview of what the differences are (the ppp one is an older fork of
> the rp-pppoe version), but I could make a diff and check for obvious
> things if needed.

That's what I thought. My impression was that the ppp project is mostly 
dead, but its sources were imported into a git[1] last year and there 
was active development. Nothing was ever released though.

Anyway, putting a plugin into /etc/ is stupid regardless of why it is 
being done.

[1] http://git.ozlabs.org/?p=ppp.git;a=summary

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