[ntp:questions] Re: Latest changes to TWiki GettingStarted

Dale Worley worley at dragon.ariadne.com
Fri Oct 24 15:19:19 UTC 2003

stenn at maccarony.ntp.org (Harlan Stenn) writes:
> I want to see a URL be allowed as the target of the -c flag, and then ntpd
> would "fetch" the config file that way.  It could be a file:// (in which
> case we'd do an open() on it) or it could be an http:// reference.  This
> would allow a "server" to supply a client with a potentially customized
> config file.

Off the top of my head, the URL schemes you'd like to have at least
defined for this are:

        file:   local file
        http:   HTTP access
        ftp:    FTP access
        tftp:   TFTP access
        data:   URL contains the data


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