[ntp:questions] Attn Linux distributors - pse include PPS

Jan Ceuleers jan.ceuleers at computer.org
Fri Apr 25 11:02:03 UTC 2014


On 04/24/2014 09:31 PM, Rob wrote:
> "all that is required" to get PPS working is to fetch the source
> package of ntpd for the distribution and recompile it while that
> single file has been added.  e.g. on Ubuntu that file is present
> in the package pps-tools.
> 
> So please, on your build systems, make sure that the package
> pps-tools or whatever other source used for timepps.h is installed
> during the compilation of ntpd.
> 
> It makes the use of PPS much easier, as one does not have to find
> how to successfully compile a package from source on that particular
> system.  And it will not be causing trouble when updates appear.

The following bug report exists about this problem in Ubuntu's problem
tracker.

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntp/+bug/826873

If this issue affects you, please visit that page and say so. This will
raise the priority of the problem and the likelihood of it being fixed
in the near term.



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