ntpd on FreeBSD-11 source:

James B. Byrne byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Wed Dec 28 15:10:46 UTC 2016

On FreeBSD-11.0 when I see this:

# ntpd -V
/usr/sbin/ntpd: illegal option -- V
ntpd - NTP daemon program - Ver. 4.2.8p9

# which ntpd

But I also see this on the same system:

pkg which $(which ntpd)
/usr/sbin/ntpd was not found in the database

# pkg info ntp
pkg: No package(s) matching ntp

and yet:

# pkg search ntp
. . .
ntp-4.2.8p9                    The Network Time Protocol Distribution
. . .

So, where does the ntpd I am running come from if not from a package
or port?  AND if it does, as I believe it must, come from the port
packages then why is it not reported by 'pkg info' and its program
file not listed in the port database?

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