[ntp:questions] Re: ntpd not synchronizing

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Tue Jun 28 01:07:54 UTC 2005

At 2:36 PM -0400 2005-06-27, Richard B. Gilbert wrote:

>  It could certainly be done that way, at least on a case by case basis.
>  I believe, though, that writing a script that would execute correctly on
>  any Unix, Linux, Windows, etc, platform is probably not feasible!

	Yup, that's a real problem.

>  The better way to do it for all platforms would be to add code to modify
>  the proper data structures to allow ntpd to accept reply packets from
>  anything declared as a server or peer.


>                                          I believe it's on the "to do" list.

	Also correct.  Some bigger issues have to be resolved for 4.2.1 
before this can be worked on.

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