Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Darren Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 03/14/1996 05:19:40
In some email I received from matthew green, sie wrote:
> Modified Files:
> files files.oldconf
> Log Message:
> Now need bpfilter for ppp, since it does packet filtering.
> Add files for PPP-Deflate packet compression support.
> my knowledge of the ppp code is very ... minimal, but, why
> do we need to put this in to the pppd when there are several
> packages available that already do packet filtering ?
No, I think what this is about is tcpdump wouldn't attach to a ppp device.
This is a worthwhile change, unless you can construct BPF filters for
compressed PPP data :-)
There was already support for SL/IP, last time I looked.