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Re: [leafnode-list] delaybody configurability

On Sun, 2000-01-16 2000  23:11 +0000
  Nick Drage <nick-drage@xxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sun, 16 Jan 2000, Dave Sherohman wrote:
> <snip>
> > Given that, so far as I know, diald doesn't report whether it was able to
> > create a successful connection or not, I have no way of automatically
> > handling this problem.  (And I know I'm not the only one who has it - just
> > this morning, I say someone else with the same problem in
> > comp.os.linux.networking.)
> Wouldn't it be possible to make the execution of a command ( i.e., running
> fetchnews ) dependant on the string "ppp0" being part of the output of
> "ifconfig", that way it'll run if the ppp connection is up, it won't run
> if the connection is down.


if grep -q '^ppp' /proc/net/route; then 

> I could probably hack together something very, very dodgy in a shell
> script to do this - but presumably there's something more elegant ( based
> on the code returned from "ifconfig | grep ppp" perhaps? ).

if ifconfig | grep -q ^ppp ; ...


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