[Buildroot] Deprecate rp-pppoe package

Gustavo Zacarias gustavo at zacarias.com.ar
Tue Jul 20 18:47:42 UTC 2010

On 07/06/2010 02:08 PM, Darcy L. Watkins wrote:

> Hello,
> Before you remove the rp-pppoe package from buildroot, I have a
> question.  Does the pppoe plugin for pppd include the access
> concentrator (AC) support in it as well?
> I ask this because most people only care about the client side and don't
> think much about the server side you connect it to.
> A while back, I cross compiled the AC functionality of rp-pppoe on
> powerpc, added a freeradius client and demo'd a simple embedded AC on an
> AMCC Taihu involving, a private LAN, freeradius running on a server
> machine and a windows PC running its PPPoE client.  I was able to
> advertise numerous "services" from the Taihu and have the PC be able to
> select and connect to them using PPPoE sessions.
> Regards,
> Darcy

Hmm we might keep rp-pppoe for server-side functionality.
Do you feel like migrating the package to the latest infrastructure and
updating to the latest version?

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