fix ntptrace man page
oliver.pntr at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 14:44:34 UTC 2009
On 8/25/09, Oliver Pinter <oliver.pntr at gmail.com> wrote:
> funny, in /usr/src/usr.sbin/ntp/scripts/ntptrace implemented only the -n
> On 8/25/09, Gavin Atkinson <gavin.atkinson at ury.york.ac.uk> 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.
the ntpd code is under the contrib dir, but the ntptrace script is
freebsds own script
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