[ntp:questions] ntpdate.c unsafe buffer write

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Tue Feb 12 08:02:15 UTC 2008

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> For the general use case (LAN and/or WAN and/or jerky path) ntpd behaves
> well.

We are talking typical rather than general cases.  In the typical case, 
1ms after 1 second is a reasonable expectation on a WAN, especially when 
a site is restarting, e.g. after a power failure, or a home system 
switching on, and, therefore, the network load is low.

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