[ntp:questions] no ntp synchronisation: 2s to 6s time shift !

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Feb 25 03:23:10 UTC 2008

Hans Jørgen Jakobsen wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Feb 2008 23:38:09 GMT, Danny Mayer wrote:
>> No need to look. I haven't had the bandwidth to get much done in the 
>> last few months. Needless to say it will be much easier to implement on 
>> Windows than on Unix machines as Windows uses threads so there's no 
>> issue with the transfer of information between processes.
> Why are threads not used on UNIX?
> /hjj

The experience with BIND 9 shows that various implementations of 
pthreads are flawed and therefore compiling BIND9 with threads remains 
an option. While I am willing to undertake the work to use threads it's 
a much harder problem to make it optional.


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