[ntp:hackers] Samba's MS-NTP implementation

David Mills mills at udel.edu
Tue Jul 14 19:07:15 UTC 2009


Andrew,

Can you clarify? I was under the impression your code handed off to 
signd using a UDP socket. It would be very, very bad to use a TCP socket 
that might block, as that would affect other users, including those not 
using signd.

Dave

Andrew Bartlett wrote:

>On Sun, 2009-07-12 at 21:11 -0400, Danny Mayer wrote:
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>>I have been reviewing the code that the Samba team introduced into the
>>NTP dev code base and I am seeing a lot of problems that disturb me
>>about this contribution. So let me enumerate the problems with the
>>implementation:
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>>This is so at variance with the NTP design requirements that I am
>>recommending that we completely remove the Samba contribution from the
>>4.2.5 code at this time. If at some point in the future this can be done
>>without involving a third system then it can be reconsidered. 
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>I'm confused.  What is the third system in this case?
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>Andrew Bartlett
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