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

mike cook michael.cook at sfr.fr
Sun Apr 27 04:57:33 UTC 2014

Le 27 avr. 2014 à 05:36, Paul a écrit :

> On Sat, Apr 26, 2014 at 5:05 PM, Paul <tik-tok at bodosom.net> wrote:
>> I think it's fair to wonder why the  NTP tar ball doesn't include
>> timepps-Linux.h along with others they do include.

> On Sat, Apr 26, 2014 at 7:54 PM, Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
>> Is there only one version of that file that is compatible with the
>> places NTP will be built?  ...
>> And even if so, why should this issue cost-shift to the NTP Project?
> So why does the distribution include multiple, platform specific, instances
> of timepps.h viz.
> timepps-SCO.h
> timepps-Solaris.h
> timepps-SunOS.h

  If you look at those, they are included because the API does not ( or didn't ) exist in the OSs whereas it does for Linux so responsibility should reside there.
  IIRC, the OP was a heads up which IS useful, but complaints should go to the distributers, rather than here as has been previously mentioned. 

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