[ntp:questions] ntpd cross-compiling

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Mon Dec 6 21:54:03 UTC 2010

On Dec 6, 2010, at 1:47 PM, Atul Gupta wrote:
> I am trying to cross compile ntp package : ntp-4.2.4.tar.gz for mips
> platform. I need only ntpd binary to port on my platform, is there any way
> that i can do selective compilation of ntpd and not compile things like
> ntpdate,ntpdc,ntpq , as i dont need them.

Sure.  However, doing so wouldn't gain you much, as the various NTP-related utilities link against common libraries, libntp.a & libopts.a, which need to be built regardless.


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