[ntp:hackers] ntp and signalled IO
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Apr 18 15:18:52 UTC 2006
In message <4445020B.4070102 at sun.com>, Brian Utterback writes:
>> This silliness in NTPD has to stop at some point soon anwyay.
>> Doesn't Solaris have IP_RECVDSTADDR ?
Then the multi-interface thing is not an issue.
>I am not sure that this is the only tricky part. My point with the
>recvbuffs is that ntpd currently tries to read messages as quickly
>as possible, and timestamps them as they are read [...]
Needless to say SO_TIMESTAMP is the right solution here.
I have not tried eventlib without SO_TIMESTAMP, but it needs to
be handled sensibly.
>So, is there a way in eventlib to prioritize the events in this
Not that I know of.
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