[ntp:questions] Re: chroot and user patch for ntp-4.2.0?

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Mon Nov 17 22:30:04 UTC 2003

Guillermo Ballester Valor <gbv at oxixares.com> wrote in message news:<XVHtb.1126432$uj6.2850634 at telenews.teleline.es>...
> Hi,
> I'm currently using a SuSE rpm xntp 4.1.1 version. Looking at 
> spec file it uses a patch enabling ntp to work chrooted by other
> than root user.
> Is there something similar or equivalent in the new 4.2.0 
> version. 
> Thanks.
> Guillermo

I know how to do it for Windows and I'm working on getting this as part
of the standard install. I don't know how to do it in Unix yet but it
should be fairly standard across all Unix O/S's. The major issue is that
you need privileges to change the clock.


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