[ntp:hackers] -dev and bug 657 under Windows
martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Mon Jul 10 10:24:51 UTC 2006
Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Danny is busy and I'd really appreciate somebody who can build ntp under
> Windows checking a recent -dev release and telling me if bug 657 has
> been resolved or not.
I've also been very busy the last days, so I hadn't had time to check
> Apparently, if ntpd runs for over 5 minutes' time or so and if there is no
> problem with IP_MULTICAST_LOOP throwing an EINVAL error then this
> problem can be resolved.
> Along the way I suspect we'll figure out if bug 659 is resolved, too...
I've just cloned a fresh ntp-dev repo and tried to build under W2k using
VC6. There are still a couple of warnings due to unresolved symbols at
link time, so I'll have to add a few C source files to the project.
I've started with ntpd-opts.c which returns a couple of warning due to a
couple of undefined symbols (USHRT_MAX, SHRT_MAX). Those are in limits.h
which must be included under Windows.
Since there's currently no way to run autogen under Windows, I've edited
ntpd-opts for now. After I've found all required modifications we can
see where we'll have to modify the autogen input files such that the
generated files are OK.
Of course I can't run ntpd before I can build it under Windows, so I
can't tell right now whether those bugs are resolved, or not.
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