[ntp:questions] specific interface (from: Re: recvfrom(0.0.0.0) fd=51: Connection refused)
kardel at ntp.org
Tue Sep 12 12:18:53 UTC 2006
Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.isc.org> writes:
>>>> In article <x7r6yhv75y.fsf at pip.kardel.name>, Frank Kardel <kardel at ntp.org> writes:
>>>> Another one is I'm not even sure that this -I stuff is supposed to work
>>>> already - after all I pulled it out of dev.
>>> If it is in -dev it will soon be in -stable.
> Frank> In the stable distribution this is enabled with the -L argument.
> Frank> Harlan, is there a reason why this was re-named ?
> By my read it has not changed. -L means "Do not listen to virtual IPs" and
> does not take an argument.
> What am I missing?
Maybe lines 101-105 in ntpd/cmd_args.c in ntp-stable ?
The code/option seems to serve two purposes (explicative suggested here).
A plain -L with no arg disables listening to virtual interfaces. If another
arg follows that is taken additionally as the interface to listen to.
Or, mm I looking at the wrong thing ?
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