5.3-BETA7: what is purpose of empty directory /etc/ntp/ ?

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at student.uu.se
Sun Oct 10 03:00:21 PDT 2004

On Sun, Oct 10, 2004 at 01:47:30AM -0700, spam maps wrote:
> Hello,
> There's a directory /etc/ntp/ which is empty
> and doesn't seem to serve any purpose.
> In general only one file is needed for ntp(d),
> /etc/ntp.conf, so /etc/ntp/ seems to be a
> redundant directory in /etc.
> I wonder if that could be removed, to keep
> /etc a little cleaner.
> Note that this redundant directory /etc/ntp/
> also is listed in /etc/mtree/BSD.root.dist !

The cvs log for /etc/mtree/BSD.root.dist says:

  revision 1.67
  date: 2004/07/21 10:14:10;  author: roberto;  state: Exp;  lines: +2 -0
  Add /etc/ntp to hold keys for ntpd.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at student.uu.se

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