[ntp:bugs] [Bug 3049] New: sntp returns zero even on failures

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Wed May 11 08:42:41 UTC 2016


             Bug #: 3049
           Summary: sntp returns zero even on failures
           Product: ntp
           Version: 4.2.8
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: CONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P5
         Component: sntp
        AssignedTo: kuehn at ntp.org
        ReportedBy: max at suse.com
                CC: bugs at ntp.org
    Classification: Unclassified

According to the man page sntp should return 1 on failure, but it returns 0,
e.g. when the given host name cannot be resolved or when it doesn't respond.

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