[ntp:hackers] 4.2.5p203 adds ntpq dumpcfg command

Dave Hart davehart at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 18:17:41 UTC 2009


On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 5:09 PM, Brian Utterback wrote:
> Why can't it have a full or relative path? Is there a technical reason, or
> is it a SMP (Simple Matter of Programming)? It seems like a strange
> limitation.

Definitely a SMP.  Since it is currently available to anyone without
authentication, restricting to a single directory seemed wise.  Once
it requires authentication, both the pathname and the
non-existent-target restrictions can be removed as far as I know.

Cheers,
Dave Hart


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