docs/79667: Some sections of the handbook refer to /etc/ppp/ppp.conf and others just ppp.conf This patch makes it consistant throughout
josh at tcbug.org
Sun Apr 10 23:59:55 UTC 2005
On Friday 08 April 2005 04:30, Marc Fonvieille wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR docs/79667; it has been noted by
> From: Marc Fonvieille <blackend at FreeBSD.org>
> To: Josh Paetzel <josh at tcbug.org>
> Cc: FreeBSD gnats submit <FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org>
> Subject: Re: docs/79667: Some sections of the handbook refer to
> /etc/ppp/ppp.conf and others just ppp.conf This patch makes it
> consistant throughout Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2005 11:22:55 +0200
> On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 09:48:55PM -0500, Josh Paetzel wrote:
> > >Number: 79667
> > >Category: docs
> > >Synopsis: Some sections of the handbook refer to
> > > /etc/ppp/ppp.conf and others just ppp.conf This patch makes
> > > it consistant throughout Confidential: no
> > >Severity: non-critical
> > >Priority: low
> > >Responsible: freebsd-doc
> > >State: open
> > >Quarter:
> > >Keywords:
> > >Date-Required:
> > >Class: change-request
> > >Submitter-Id: current-users
> > >Arrival-Date: Fri Apr 08 02:50:03 GMT 2005
> > >Closed-Date:
> > >Last-Modified:
> > >Originator: Josh Paetzel
> > >Release: FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE-p8 i386
> > >Organization:
> > >Environment:
> > System: FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE-p8 #2: Wed Apr 6 18:08:11 CDT 2005
> > jpaetzel at twinmp.tcbug.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/TWINMP
> > >Description:
> > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ppp-an
> >d-slip.html uses ppp.conf and /etc/ppp/ppp.conf somewhat
> > haphazardly. This patch makes the usage "uniform"
> The current usage in the Handbook is not inconsistent.
> In the mentioned chapter the location of configuration files is
> clearly stated:
> "Both ppp and pppd (the kernel level implementation of PPP) use
> the configuration files located in the /etc/ppp directory."
> Then the 1st time ppp.conf is mentioned we have: "You will need to
> edit the /etc/ppp/ppp.conf configuration file."
> The following instances use both ppp.conf and /etc/ppp/ppp.conf,
> in the same way we do for rc.conf and /etc/rc.conf, sendmail.cf,
> GENERIC, and thousand of files.
> Since the reader must read the beginning of the section with
> important and "mandatory" explanations, he will know where is
> located ppp.conf If the reader starts to read a section from the
> middle of it, we cannot help...
> I will evev add that having full path often leads to a "bloated"
Agreed....maybe close this one out if you haven't already.
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