fix ntptrace man page

Oliver Pinter oliver.pntr at
Tue Aug 25 14:43:08 UTC 2009

funny, in /usr/src/usr.sbin/ntp/scripts/ntptrace implemented only the -n switch

On 8/25/09, Gavin Atkinson <gavin.atkinson at> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-08-25 at 04:58 +0200, Oliver Pinter wrote:
>> Hi all!
>> It's a small fix to ntpdate man page for freebsd 7-stable.
> I was looking at this a few days ago.  The problem is not that the man
> page is wrong, it's that the man page documents an entirely different
> tool.  For some reason, FreeBSD provides it's own version of ntptrace
> which lacks anything but the basic functionality, whereas the man page
> installed is that of the ntptrace tool as supplied in the ntpd
> distribution.  It would seem much more sensible to use the official
> ntptrace and retain all the functionality people expoect from ntptrace,
> although I haven't yet found time to get to the bottom of why this was
> switched over from the official code in the first place.
> Gavin

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