Will 10.2 also ship with a very stale NTP?

Harald Schmalzbauer h.schmalzbauer at omnilan.de
Fri Jul 24 13:26:30 UTC 2015

 Bezüglich Harald Schmalzbauer's Nachricht vom 24.07.2015 15:19
>  Bezüglich Ian Lepore's Nachricht vom 12.07.2015 17:41 (localtime):
>> And let's all just hope that a week or two of testing is enough when
>> jumping a major piece of software forward several years in its
>> independent evolution.
>>> I wonder how many other such things could be lurking in 4.2.8, waiting
>> to be triggered by other peoples' non-stock configurations?  We've
> I'd like to report one, most likely an upstream problem:
> 'restrict' definitions in ntp.conf(5) no longer work with unqualified DNS names.
> A line like
> "restrict time1 nomodify nopeer noquery notrap"
> results in:
> ntpd[1913]: line 7 column 7 syntax error, unexpected T_Time1
> ntpd[1913]: syntax error in /etc/ntp.conf line 7, column 7

That report is not entirely true, sorry!
It's only the case if the unqualified hostname is of type CNAME.
With A or AAAA records, the problem doesn't occur.

> Has anybody already noticed this problem? And any idea if upstream is aware?
Any hints who to contact best?



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