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

Rob nomail at example.com
Sun Dec 14 09:57:25 UTC 2014


Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> 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.

I don't even know what you mean!



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