[ntp:questions] NTP internal server?

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Mon Oct 30 21:43:57 UTC 2006

Harlan Stenn wrote:
> If folks submit (workable) patches to us they are applied (and they no
> longer need to maintain and support those patches).
> If they do not submit patches to us, we do not have them (and cannot apply
> them), and therefore they get to continue to deal with them.
> I'll also note that 4.2.0a is an older release; 4.2.2 has been out for a
> while and 4.2.4 will be released soon.
> H
Just had a look into OpenSuSE 10.2 beta1:
it uses xntp-4.2.2p3

I have never done much more than compiling xntp sources upto now.
i would have to look into the patches to see what they really do
in the next couple of days.
Some comments already?

< from the spec file, comments from me "SUSE" or "## .*" >
Version:        4.2.2p3
Release:        9
Summary:        Network Time Protocol daemon (version 4)
# main source
Source0:        ntp-%version.tar.bz2
# configuration
SUSE Source1:        conf.logrotate.ntp
SUSE Source2:        conf.ntp.conf
SUSE Source3:        conf.ntp.init
Source4:        conf.sysconfig.ntp
Source5:        conf.sysconfig.syslog-ntp
Source6:        conf.ntp.reg
# documentation
Source10:       NTP-FAQ-%{ntpfaqversion}.tar.bz2
Source11:       ntp.1.gz
SUSE Source12:       README.SUSE
Source13:       ntp-4.2.0-rh-manpages.tar.gz
SUSE Source14:       NetworkManager-ntp

SUSE Patch0:         ntp-4.1.1.SuSE-Config.diff
Patch1:         ntp-4.2.0.ntpdate_overflow.diff
Patch2:         xntp-posix_options.diff
Patch3:         ntp-segfault_on_invalid_device.diff
Patch4:         ntp-linuxcaps.diff
Patch5:         ntp-codecleanup.diff
Patch6:         ntp-ntptrace_doc.diff
Patch7:         ntp-ntptrace_sbinpath.diff
Patch8:         ntpd-maxmonmen.diff
Patch10:        ntpd-using_wrong_group.diff

## only for amd/intel 64bit
Patch12:        xntp-lib64.diff

## these are pribably rather suse specific
Patch13:        ntp-stable-4.2.0a-20050816-loconly.diff
Patch14:        ntp-manpages.diff
Patch15:        ntp-config.diff
Patch16:        ntp-offset.diff
Patch17:        xntp-man-pages.diff


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