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

Paul tik-tok at bodosom.net
Tue Dec 16 14:42:21 UTC 2014

On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 8:46 AM, Martin Burnicki <
martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote:
> I'm not familiar with the PPS API provided by {SCO,Solaris,SunOS}. The
header files have to match the implemented API, and at least the API
supported by current Linux systems should be conforming to the RFC which
exists today and implements the API.

>From the Solaris instance:


* A full PPSAPI interface to the Solaris kernel would be better, but  *
 * this at least removes the necessity for special coding from the NTP *
 * NTP drivers.                                                        *

This is the same rationale for not using the ioctl interface in the Linux
builds of ntpd.

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