[ntp:hackers] NTP Development Snapshot 4.2.5p163 Released
stenn at ntp.org
Wed Apr 22 19:58:42 UTC 2009
Adding Dave Mills as a Cc.
Brian Utterback wrote:
> I see that p164 has now been released. I am in the final approach to
> integrating NTP into OpenSolaris. I have been working with p161 and
> have been reluctant to update past that due to the pps_sample issues.
> Obviously I can't integrate something that cannot compile.
> So, question one, has this been resolved in p164? I know Dave Hart
> provided fixes to get the compile to work again, but do all of the
> refclocks work?
The problem is still there. We are hoping that with Dave's latest
PPS/PPSAPI reorganization it will be easy for Frank or somebody to get
the parse refclocks working again.
> Question two. I know that Dave did some work on the PPS stuff. Does
> anybody have p164 running with PPS on a Solaris system, preferably 10
> or OpenSolaris. Perhaps something in the flock?
I don't know.
> I would really like to get the Orphan improvements before locking in,
> but I need to know if the sanity checking has already happened, at
> least on Solaris. I don't have a lot of leeway here.
I'm not sure and I am still working toward starting the 4.2.6 RC cycle
within the next week. It will happen as soon as I get the OK from Dave
on including the disabled-by-default Samba patches. There are a couple
more bugfixes that are needed, but I am hoping they can be resolved
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