[ntp:hackers] /dev/ntpsymlink1 -> COM1: for ntpd on Windows

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun May 31 09:32:04 UTC 2009


Dave Hart wrote:
> I'm planning to check in changes to ports/winnt/ntpd/win32_io.c
> common_serial_open() in the near future to implement this mapping to
> minimize source changes to reference clock drivers, unless there is an
> objection.
>
> Cheers,
> Dave Hart

Dave,

Presumably this is purely an internal change, and the ntp.conf file syntax 
for COM4 on Windows, as in:

  server 127.127.20.4 minpoll 4 prefer  # NMEA serial

would continue to be accepted?

If so, no objections.

David
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