[ntp:questions] NTP & PPS, part 2 ;)

Rob nomail at example.com
Thu Dec 11 20:33:40 UTC 2014

A C <agcarver+ntp at acarver.net> wrote:
> On 2014-12-11 11:03, Paul wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:14 AM, Sander Smeenk <ssmeenk at freshdot.net>
>> wrote:
>>> But i'm quite sure driver 22 is compiled in the binary i'm running.
>> Almost certainly not.  Debian derived distos using upstream ntp don't have
>> PPS support.  However it's fairly trivial to compile and if you use the
>> reference package you'll get the latest release and it will install with
>> the distro version.  The only glitch is timepps.h since they choose not to
>> include it in the reference source release.  It's in the pps-tools
>> repository at GitHub.
> Debian wheezy's packaged ntpd does include PPS support.  I am currently
> running ntpd from that stable repository and running the ATOM refclock
> (22).  The pps-tools package is also available in the repository for
> direct installation.

That must be new.  There was no PPS support in the Wheezy binaries a
couple of months ago.  A bug about this was filed, but nothing happened.

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