On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 22:42 -0600, Tambet Ingo wrote:
> Heya,
> After all these ppp manager mails I decided to see what really is
> missing from NM to add some new PPP based connections (NM supposedly
> supported only PPP over serial line). I chose PPPoE since I need to
> implement it anyway. Turns out, it's as easy as I imagined it would
> be. Well, almost. There's one issue that needs fixing. The current
> interaction between ppp manager and pppd plugin is over dbus and
> plugin emits signals when stuff changes and manager listens for these.
> It has to be the other way around (manager has to register a
> well-known service on dbus and plugin needs to call it's methods).
> Otherwise, there's no way the plugin can ask for credentials when it
> needs them for CHAP or PAP. So that and UI are missing for now.

Is it strictly necessary to have a new NMSetting subclass for PPPoE?
Just curious. 


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