[ntp:questions] What to do for clients less than 4.2.8?

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Tue Dec 23 04:05:01 UTC 2014


Martin Burnicki writes:
> Rob wrote:
> > Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote:
> >> And of course, the information flow was really bad here, so that it is
> >> very hard to figure out which systems are affected.
> >
> > Indeed.  Only after 3 days there was a statement on the pool mailing list
> > that the problem only affected servers that can be queried.  Well, that
> > had better be stated in the original release, so that 99.9% of the users
> > of ntpd could immediately move it to "not for me" and not be worried.
> 
> Yes. I agree that this information should have been available 
> immediately with the first alert. This would have avoided much trouble.

And if we had realized all of this at first alert we would have.

The announcement came out 3 days' later than I wanted.  I'd been working
on this for 2 solid weeks by then.
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