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SubjectRe: SyncPPP Generic PPP merge
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> Instead of using ifconfig to bring an interface
> up or down, the user must now work with pppd. And the net
> device naming changes (allocated by ppp_generic.c instead
> of using the net device allocated by low level driver).

I suspect that bit can be fixed if need be. Its nice to keep a constant
naming between cisco/ppp modes. cisco/ppp autodetect is also possible and would
be rather nice to support

> Or is it to *add* generic PPP support to syncppp,
> leaving (at least temporarily) the existing PPP
> capability in syncppp for compatibility?
> (implying a new syncppp flag USE_GENERIC_PPP?)

Assuming this is a 'when 2.5 starts' discussion I'd like initially to keep the
syncppp api is but the pppd code going via generic ppp - and yes it would
break configs.

Clearly thats not 2.4 acceptable

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