[ntp:questions] [ntp:hackers] ntpdate removal is coming

Brian Utterback brian.utterback at oracle.com
Sat Jul 23 23:23:31 UTC 2011

On 07/17/11 15:57, Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Dave Hart wrote:

>> 2)  One-shot clock synchronization, such as before starting
>> step-phobic daemons.  In this role, there are a plethora of
>> alternatives, which I will cover below.
> Just to be clear, there *used* to be some reasons to set the clock
> before starting ntpd.  In general, there is no need to do this anymore
> and I have not heard any good reasons it should still be needed.
> If anybody knows of any *good* reasons to set the clock before starting
> ntpd, please speak up.

How about because of bug 1044?


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