[ntp:questions] Writing an SNTP script for Runtime Revolution

Mark nospam at nospam.com
Tue Jul 29 15:26:33 UTC 2008

In article <q3wjk.2458$%b7.1666 at edtnps82>,
 Unruh <unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca> wrote:

> You still have not told us what you are trying to do, and why. 
> Sending out an ntp packet to a remote host and receiving back a reply to
> determine the time is easy. What do you want to do with that time? If you
> want to discipline your computer's clock there a loads of issues that need
> to be thought through and have been thought through in say ntpd. If you
> just want the remote time for some reason, then it is trivial. 

Dear Unruh,

I just needed something to get started with SNTP. Probably, sending a 
header and getting any kind of reply is sufficient. I have found 
something and now I'll see how far I can stretch it. Thanks for your 


Have your own custom software created

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