[ntp:hackers] Asynch resolver

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Mon May 8 13:43:47 UTC 2006


The orphan mode has nothing to do with minsane and minclock. The current 
defaults have not been changed in many years. I do not defend minsane 1, 
minclock 3, only that to default them to what I would consider good 
practice would get lots of folks upset.


Harlan Stenn wrote:

> Dave,
> tinker minclock 4 and minsane 4
> addresses what the algorithms want, yes?
> Brian was talking about "how many different A records do we pull from a
> name".
> You said that if somebody specifies the pool, we should take the 3 best
> servers.
> Are you saying that the code that selects N IPs from a name record
> should use the value of minclock or minsane to decide how many IPs to
> get?
> H

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