[ntp:hackers] 4.2.8p1 is expected to post on Wed 21 Jan 2015

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Fri Jan 16 22:33:05 UTC 2015

"Gary E. Miller" writes:
> Yo Harlan!
> On Fri, 16 Jan 2015 22:02:56 +0000
> Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:
> > I'm not planning to make any changes to 4.2.8p1 between now and then,
> > unless there are critical issues.
> I think silently breaking backward compatibility with gpsd is a critical
> issue.  Flip the sense of the new mode bit, so the default is the
> previous behavior and you are good on that issue.  Or at least document
> it loudly so that when people break their systems they have a chance of
> fixing things.

Works for me.  It might create some work for folks who have already made
the change, but I think maintaining backward compatibility in this case
is a win.

Pearly or anybody else, do you agree?
Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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