[ntp:questions] nptq -p slowness

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk
Thu Feb 1 15:54:09 UTC 2007

Danny Mayer wrote:
> David J Taylor wrote:
>> Harlan Stenn wrote:
>> []
>>> I want to stop doing this resolution altogether, but the last time I
>>> asked Dave about this he said he wanted to keep the lookup in place,
>>> even though it is only useful for IPv4.
>>> H
>> Even though this was not Dave's intention, as a user I find it very
>> helpful to see what reference IP addresses (with an option to
>> convert to names) servers are using one level up.  Perhaps others
>> find it useful as well.
>> David
> You can use dig to lookup names from addresses if you really need to
> know and since the value of the refid is not necessarily an IPv4
> address it's not something we should be doing anyway.
> Danny

Why use two tools when one would do?  Computers should be /reducing/ the 
amount of typing (or whatever), so I would rather see the option as part 
of NTPQ.


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