[ntp:hackers] Re: Config file format

John Pettitt jpp at cloudview.com
Mon Feb 21 11:19:38 PST 2005



David L. Mills wrote:

> Brian & Co.,
>
> Can we do this in stages? I really and truly do want the configuration
> mess to be cleaned up so valuable features like Manycast server
> discovery can be implemented. I see real problems with the
> configuration interface to the various modules in the system,
> asynchronous DNS and so forth. Security is really simple. No remote
> configuration for now. No HTTP for now. Can we get this ship moving?
>
> Dave
>
So if we forget how the config gets to the daemon for a moment and look
at the file format - what's the collective wisdom on my suggestion to
use the same syntax as isc dhcpd?  

John



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