[ntp:questions] Start of new GPS 1024 week epoch

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Tue Aug 20 10:24:11 UTC 2013

Martin Burnicki writes:
> Rob wrote:
> > Only the shared memory interface currently has functionality like this,
> > and it has some limitations in the information it can convey.  If this
> > interface is improved, all the local clock drivers can be moved out
> > into separate processes and everyone can tinker his driver to fix problems
> > like this one.  It will also be easier to release a fixed driver once
> > a problem like this suddenly appears.
> Once upon a time there was a good proposal for a new SHM interface with 
> improved features. However, this was not accepted, and the discussion 
> simply faded out. See:
> http://lists.ntp.org/pipermail/questions/2011-March/028913.html

The SHM refclock now supports nanoseconds, as I recall.

And I'd be happy to look at these issues for ntp4-5.0 too.  How about a
bug report that refers to a topic in the Dev web for discussion?


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