[ntp:questions] Re: NT binaries for ntp-4.2.0

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Fri Oct 17 19:05:05 UTC 2003


Terje Mathisen <terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com> wrote in message news:<bmos8p$9mh$1 at osl016lin.hda.hydro.com>...
> David J Taylor wrote:
> 
> > "Terje Mathisen" <terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com> wrote in message
> > news:bmo5qe$qla$1 at osl016lin.hda.hydro.com...
> > 
> >>As usual, I've built and uploaded NT binaries for the new ntp release:
> >>
> >>    http://norloff.org/ntp/ntp-4.2.0-nt.zip
> >>
> >>This version also includes the required openssl libraries.
> > 
> > 
> > Terje,
> > 
> > As ever, many thanks for that.  I've installed on NT4 SP6, Win 2K Pro and
> > Server SP3, and XP SP1.  All seem to be running NTPD OK.  I haven't
> > checked the "preserver CMOS clock over restart" function as yet - I tend
> > to only reboot when required....
> 
> It should definitely still work, here's the relevant code from the 4.2.0 
> release (nt_clockstuff.c):
> 
>          /************ Added back in 2003-01-26 *****************/
> 	/* read the current system time, and write it back to
>             force CMOS update: */
> 	{
> 		SYSTEMTIME st;
> 		GetSystemTime(&st);
> 		SetSystemTime(&st);
> 	}
> }
> 
> Terje

It was in and out of the codebase several times. Hopefully it's now there
to stay.

Danny



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