[ntp:hackers] NTP Development Snapshot 4.2.5p208 Released
stenn at ntp.org
Mon Sep 7 06:48:11 UTC 2009
> In message: <20090907032452.37917C071 at mail1.ntp.org>
> Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> writes:
> [[ snip ]]
> : I suspect we may need an option to say whether we should dump a canonic
> : snapshot, or one that emits the top-level includefile directives.
> Or to allow it at all... That would allow complete control of the
> policy here by providing the tools necessary to implement any of the
> common policies.
I don't understand what you mean.
>From what I can tell, if we want to save the config, we have 2 choices:
- dump the complete current state
- dump only the top-level directives as they were "instantiated", which
means list the commands in the "sourced in" ntp.conf file, listing any
top-level includefile directives and any :config directives that were
Note that we *could* also list the directives in the sourced-in
file(s) but they should be shown as comments.
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