cvs commit: src UPDATING src/etc/defaults rc.conf src/etc/rc.d Makefile ntpd rpcbind

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon Sep 13 23:27:51 PDT 2004

In message <20040914.000712.57271340.imp at>, "M. Warner Losh" writes:
>In message: <200409140301.i8E31cvR099301 at>
>            Sean Chittenden <seanc at> writes:
>: ntpdate's use has been depreciated by the ntpd
>: authors for quite some time so this change shouldn't be unexpected.
>Except that ntpdate is still useful, despite their views to the
>contrary.  I really really really do not like this change.

We should probably import the SNTP daemon which OpenBSD has written
and use that for lightweight use.  I talked to Henning about it at
SUCON'04 and what I heard made sense for the lightweight segment.

(the _real_ NTP wizard in these parts :-)

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