[ntp:questions] Re: uk pool problem

Ronan Flood ronan at noc.ulcc.ac.uk
Thu Aug 31 11:59:38 UTC 2006

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.isc.org> wrote:

> -d is covered, and while there may not be an exact duplicate there is a -d
> flag for ntpd and the sntp command has a way to query the time without
> setting it.  If there is a particular thing you need that is not covered
> open up an enhancement request.
> I have not looked at -u.

Perhaps rather than being retired, ntpdate should have the time-setting
code removed and be renamed something like ntpping, with -qu always set.
I for one find it a useful diagnostic tool in query-only and debug modes.

                      Ronan Flood <R.Flood at noc.ulcc.ac.uk>
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