[ntp:questions] NTPD sync now
mayer at ntp.isc.org
Wed Nov 8 04:32:40 UTC 2006
David J Taylor wrote:
> 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
>> long gone.
>> To have better control on ntpd connection behaviour would be a boon
>> and imho enable some very interesting apps using it.
> 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
The 4.2.3 code already detects system IP address changes. When I get
time I will be adding code to detect the changes. For now, the addresses
are checked every x minutes (I don't remember the value of x).
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