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SubjectRe: Make pppd kill active sockets...
On Sun, May 02, 1999 at 10:53:36PM +0200, wrote:
> On Sun, 2 May 1999, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > >So I was wondering if there was a way to notify
> > >applications with a connection over the ppp link
> > >when it goes down, maybe with SIGPIPE, EPIPE or
> > >a Host Unreachable message.
> >
> > I plan to release a patch for that soon.
> >
> >
> > -Andi
> Could you make it configurable on the fly if possible?
> Since I (and all the dialup users in my univ.) get static ip for dialup,
> this feature(bug) is pretty useful for us.. (you know, your ssh connection
> will be still up even after you got disconnected & reconnected..)

Yes, it uses the IFF_DYNAMIC interface flag. So if you don't set it
nothing happens.


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