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Bug 9698 - /var/run/ppp-logicaldevice.dev not deleted
/var/run/ppp-logicaldevice.dev not deleted
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-02-22 18:36 EST by Russell Stuart
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-03-09 18:57:39 EST
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Description Russell Stuart 2000-02-22 18:36:50 EST
When a ppp connection starts /etc/ppp/ip-up creates a file
called /var/run/ppp-logical-device.dev which contains the interface device
name of the ppp link.

This file is never deleted.  It should be cleaned up by /etc/ppp/ip-down.
This can be done by adding this line (which is an overkill but anyway):

[ ".$(cat /var/run/ppp-${LOGDEVICE}.dev)" = ".$REALDEVICE" ] &&
rm /var/run/ppp-${LOGDEVICE}.dev
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-03-09 18:57:59 EST
Is this still the case with the initscripts package from Raw Hide?  There's no
mention of this file in our latest build tree.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2000-06-10 19:45:46 EDT
 closed, lack of input.

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