[ntp:questions] ntpdate.c unsafe buffer write

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Tue Feb 12 04:39:01 UTC 2008

>>> In article <47B09E19.3020803 at cag.zko.hp.com>, Tom Smith <smith at cag.zko.hp.com> writes:

Tom> "ntdate -b" steps the clock. That's the function under discussion.  The
Tom> one that's used nearly universally in boot sequences.

Then change the boot sequence.

Using "ntpdate -b" to step the clock before starting ntpd is no longer best
common practice, and it hasn't been for a decent hunk of time.

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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