[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.

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