[ntp:questions] NTPD sync now

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk
Fri Nov 3 11:20:46 UTC 2006

Uwe Klein wrote:
> The internet has changed to a mobile and not permanently connected
> world. The times of wellkept expensive boxes in a static configuration 
> are
> long gone.
> To have better control on ntpd connection behaviour would be a boon
> and imho enable some very interesting apps using it.
> uwe

Other time keeping applications (e.g. Tardis) which use the (S)NTP 
protocol appear to detect dial-up connections starting, so it's certainly 
possible.  I agree that it would be a worthwhile addition to NTP's feature 


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