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

Rob nomail at example.com
Sat Dec 13 09:56:47 UTC 2014

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> Paul writes:
>> --001a11c12566ef4fbd050a04ed7c
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>> On Dec 12, 2014 12:39 AM, "Harlan Stenn" <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
>> > It's an OS-specific file that should be provided by the OS if the
>> > underlying API exists.
>> To repeat what I reminded you of last time.  Linux *doesn't* have the
>> API.  The macros in timepps provide the RFC compliant API.  The NTP
>> developers should stop depending on the pps-tools maintainer to
>> provide the macros and rewrite the module to use the native ioctl
>> interface or ask the downstream maintainers to take on that task.
> Who wants to do this work?
> NTF will take it on after it gets funding for developers.  I'd love to
> see that happen sooner rather than later.

Oh come on...  this is just a matter of copying one file of a few KB
into the include directory of the ntp package and you are done.

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