[ntp:questions] Query about NTP accuracy

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Mon May 25 00:52:42 UTC 2009

ntpdate is broken in many ways, nobody wanted to fix it, and in the interim
we came up with sntp.

I agree that ntpd -g is usually better than sntp (or ntpdate) to initially
set the time, but the choice is between "Set the clock well, even if it
takes a little time" and "Set the clock as quickly as possible and it may be
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