Opened 16 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#2272 closed task (invalid)


Reported by: Randy McMurchy Owned by: blfs-book@…
Priority: normal Milestone: 6.3
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:


Version increment to 1.56.0

Change History (8)

comment:1 by Randy McMurchy, 16 years ago


comment:2 by alexander@…, 16 years ago

According to and, nobody among editors uses wvdial, and the LiveCD implements a different dialup solution. Drop the package?

comment:3 by Randy McMurchy, 15 years ago

Does anyone think that there is use for this any longer?

I'm willing to let it go, but if there is someone who is willing to support it, then great.

Dial-up. Holy smokes, that's ancient history.

comment:4 by alexander@…, 15 years ago

Well, that's ancient history in USA, but not in other parts of the world. I will help dropping both wvdial and rp-pppoe if I get an explicit OK from either Bruce or Randy to merge as a separate page into the book, or instead of the current "Configuration Information" section on the PPP page.

P.S. I use PPPoE (main) and GPRS (fallback) connections configured almost as specified on that wiki page.

comment:5 by Randy McMurchy, 15 years ago

Alexander, I think that would be so cool if you could implement a solutiom. Do what you think would be best for dial-up customers.

I'll leave this one up to you. Do what you think is best.

How can I help? I have a modem that is useable. I can follow instructions you recommend. Tell me what to do and we can make this stuff happen. Work with me.

comment:6 by alexander@…, 15 years ago

Dialup and GPRS instructions are added as of r7258. If you can test them and they work, very good: wvstuff is no longer needed. If nobody can test them, please revert my commit and/or remove all PPP-related packages. The information about PPP setup is available from other sources, anyway.

comment:7 by alexander@…, 15 years ago

Do you want WvDial and WvStreams to be commented out or removed for good? What to do with the existing reference to WvDial on the PPP page (remove or change to an external link)?

comment:8 by alexander@…, 15 years ago

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

Dropped the package together with WvStreams. Thus, the request to update the version is no longer valid.

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