[ntp:questions] Re: OpenNTP on PCBSD

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Mon Dec 26 16:06:29 UTC 2005

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> I don't think that's quite fair or accurate.
> There are at least two versions/implementations of NTP besides the
> reference implemenntation and Open NTP.    Both are derived from the
> reference implementation and differ from it because the O/S they run
> on is not  Unix or Unix-like.   These are HP's implementation for VMS
> (the reference implementation is so loaded with Unixisms in both the
> code and the build procedures that it can't be built on VMS) and the
> Windows version.  The Windows version receives more than occasional
> mention here.  The VMS version has been mentioned occasionally.

I'm sorry if you don't find my impressions fair or accurate, but as they 
are "impressions", I can't really justify them.

The Windows version uses the same source code as the UNIX version, as far 
as I know, not from a different code base.


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