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

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Sun Dec 14 00:01:57 UTC 2014


Rob writes:
> 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.

You have clearly never done releng work.

H


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