[ntp:questions] Re: "ntpdate" hanging !!

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSW.Invalid
Mon Mar 7 17:53:03 UTC 2005

On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 15:36:31 +0530 in comp.protocols.time.ntp,
Srikanth K <srikanth.k at hp.com> wrote:

>Hello ,
>I notice a hang when i run the below mentioned program in a hp-ux 11.11 
>machine. The "ntpdate" binary which i am using in the program is taken 
>from "ntp-stable-4.2.0a-20040617" of the open ntp source.
>/* program starts here */
>#include <signal.h>
>#include <unistd.h>
>long oldmask, newmask;
>oldmask = sigblock(0);
>system("/usr/sbin/ntpdate -q <timeserver-ip>");
>/* program ends here */
>Is it a bug in "ntpdate" binary? If so, is there any fix available for it?

What happens when you run the shell command:
	/usr/sbin/ntpdate -q <timeserver-ip>

Thanks. Take care, Brian Inglis 	Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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