Subject: Re: Attack of the clones: turning sl*, strip*, ppp* into cloners.
To: None <>
From: Michael Richardson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/27/2002 18:08:29
>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Brown <> writes:
    Andrew> that said, adding such a facility for automatic pre-creation of
    Andrew> cloning interfaces ought not to be very hard.
    >> Yes, it would be good to do that for awhile so that people aren't confused.
    >> ("How come I do not have any PPP devices. Look, I compiled them into the
    >> kernel!")

    Andrew> i suppose it's too much to ask that someone read the man page for ppp?

  Yes, it is in this case.
  They read the man page two years ago. "ifconfig -a" confirmed that they had 
ppp devices at the time. 
  It is reasonable to expect RELEASE notes to be really clear about this
though :-)

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