[ntp:questions] Creating a multi-minute offset

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Thu Feb 23 07:56:56 UTC 2012

A C wrote:
> Ok, so here's an odd question but I had an amusing thought so I want to 
> know:
> Is it possible to force a client to synchronize with network servers but 
> also maintain a time offset of several minutes from those servers?

If this isn't just a special case of timezones, you would need to modify 
  the OS interface layer of the code to shift the time when reading and 
writing the system clock, so that the core of ntpd sees the correct time.

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