[ntp:questions] Re: Multicast TTL and FreeBSD trouble
mayer at gis.net
Sun Aug 21 22:12:27 UTC 2005
David L. Mills wrote:
> I was referring to the ttl vector and increments, which hasn't changed.
> The peer->ttl structure member is not used for its original purpose; it
> is used as a flag value for some reference clocks. The naming is
> The sendpkt() semantics for ttl did change. There was no room in the
> configuration structure for a per-peer ttl mechanism, so it had to be a
> system variable. Another victim of the configuration mess.
It's important to change that since every multicast server should have
it's own ttl to limit the distance it gets sent for each multicast address.
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