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

David Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Tue Dec 16 14:26:49 UTC 2014

On 16/12/2014 13:48, Martin Burnicki wrote:
> William Unruh wrote:
>> And since at build time, one has things called "configure" which CAN run
>> tests on the build system, one could easily enable or disable it then.
>> But since as we all know  ntpd tends to built on one system and used on
>> myriads of other systems, the code should run tests when running, not
>> when compiling, to see if the api actually works. That is the way all
>> other "optional" stuff in all other packages works. After all, if there
>> is no nmea gps attached to the computer, trying to use the nmea driver
>> will not work.
> That's exactly what I meant.
> Martin

It would be helpful if the output from ntpq -crv showed the OS on which 
NTP was running, as well as the OS on which it was built.  I've 
mentioned this before but didn't push it strongly.

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