[ntp:questions] Re: Issues w/ 4.2.0a, multicast, and porting 4.2.2 to Fedora Core

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Sep 4 02:39:48 UTC 2006

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Philip> ... Is there a reason that ntpd isn't just synchronizing with the
> Philip> mulicast packets instead?
> The short answer is "yes".  Now, however, we have to get to the longer
> answer.
> We have made changes to the interface code since 4.2.2 - I recommend you get
> the latest ntp-dev tarball and start with it.  Please note that we are about
> to start the countdown to the 4.2.4 release and I would very much like to
> have a resolution to the issues you are seeing ASAP.  If it doesn't happen
> in time for 4.2.4, I am planning to have the next release of NTP appear 6-8
> months after 4.2.2.

Multicast works fine in 4.2.2. The changes to the interface code should
not affect this. If it did, it would be a bug.


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