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

Rob nomail at example.com
Thu Dec 18 09:29:45 UTC 2014


Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote:
> Without having looked at the code base, I'm sure there are already 
> predefined macros available for the current build target/architecture.
>
> So it should not be a problem to include something like
>
> #if defined( SOLARIS )
>   #include <timepps_solaris.h>
> #elif defined ( SCO )
>   #include <timepps_sco.h>
> #elif defined ( LINUX ) || defined( FREEBSD )
>   #include <timepps.h>
> #endif
>
> If this piece of code is required more than once it should be put into a 
> common header file which is included in all places where this is 
> required. No duplicate code.
>
> Martin

The above is already there in the code, Martin.
The only point is that these timepps-SunOS.h, timepps-SCO.h and
timepps-Solaris.h files are included but the Linux version is not.

But we better stop discussing with Harlan.  He is a manager type
that knows zilch about the code yet always is commenting on the
proposed changes.  He wants money to hire people, of course because
he cannot get volunteers to work under his management.  Pity that
the ntp project has a character like that involved.  We better lose him.



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