[ntp:questions] UML/architecture picture of NTP?

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Sun Feb 10 04:14:26 UTC 2008

delphi553 at hotmail.com wrote:
> I;ve downloaded the Development version 4.2.5p111 off NTP from
> http://www.ntp.org/downloads.html
> I want to make modifications to the included sources of the ntpd (NTP
> devel). First I need to know how it works, and how the different parts
> communicate. I need something like UML, or a architecture picture
> where I can see what is what etc. I couln't find this anywhere at
> ntp.org or google :s
> - UML diagrams
> - Overview of the protocol archtecture in a image in layers (for
> example like in the OSI model) All part defined in a image etc (I
> couln;t find this at NTP.org)

There are plenty of use cases. I think that most of it should be done by 
the NTP Forum since there would be too much work to be done on a 
volunteer basis.


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