[ntp:questions] Re: Need ntpdate *tool* not *counselor*

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Wed Jun 1 18:44:32 UTC 2005

"Brian T. Brunner" <brian.t.brunner at gai-tronics.com> wrote in message 
news:mailman.43.1117644268.91305.questions at lists.ntp.isc.org...

> I'll try rdate, and consider ntp/ntpdate uselessly picky.

    The NTP programs are specifically designed to give traceable time. If 
you don't want that, you don't want to use NTP. A lot of people try to get 
NTP to do things it's not designed for, and the results are never pretty.


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