[ntp:questions] New Windows NTP Installer available

Heiko Gerstung heiko_removeme_.gerstung at meinberg.de
Thu Aug 2 07:38:06 UTC 2007


Maarten Wiltink schrieb:
> "Ulrich Windl" <Ulrich.Windl at RZ.Uni-Regensburg.DE> wrote in message
> news:87myxdxc8s.fsf at pc9454.klinik.uni-regensburg.de...
> [...]
>> But you can also define service-dependencies in recent Windows releases.
>> The only question is: What's the name of the service to wait for, and
>> if it's know, is it i18nd (Internationalizationed)?
> 
> Well, in both an English and a Dutch Windows 2000, the short name was
> Dnscache, and the long name was 'DNS Client'. Which may not say much
> for the long name, but I'd guess the short name isn't.
> 
> Groetjes,
> Maarten Wiltink
> 
> 

The installer now simply checks for the existence of a service called Dnscache 
and if it finds it (and it is marked for "automatic start"), it will be used as 
a dependency. If not, the installer falls back to Tcpip.

Thanks a lot for your input, Ulrich and Maarten.

Best Regards,
Heiko




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