[ntp:questions] Re: New NTP version for Windows with GUI setup available
martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Wed Jan 4 16:37:25 UTC 2006
David J Taylor wrote:
> Martin Burnicki wrote:
>> There are still some pieces of code in the NTP package where this
>> extra handling for Windows has not yet been implemented and thus
>> needs some cleanup.
> Just a small point, but it would be nice if ntpd used the event number ID
> on Windows as well. At the moment, all events have an event ID of 3,
> whereas there could be different numbers for (say) startup, shutdown, time
> resets, change of sync source, initialisation messages etc. The Windows
> event viewer allows you to filter by event ID.
You're right, that would be a good idea for the Windows version.
However, this would require an additional bunch of changes since every log
message had to be assigned a number, and the whole logging stuff which is
used under a bunch of operating systems had to be modified or rewritten.
Remember, most of the core developers are Unix people ;-))
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