[ntp:questions] Initialize NTP request

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Mon Jul 30 17:01:57 UTC 2007


Uwe Klein wrote:
> Danny Mayer wrote:
>> Uwe Klein wrote:
> 
>>> You may want to install cygwin on your system ;-)
>>>     http://www.cygwin.com/
> 
>> You really don't want to do all this especially if all you need to do is
>> gunzip the tar file and then extract the files from the tar. There are
>> tools to do this directly without the overhead.
>>
> hey Danny,
> imho cygwin is the only thing that makes a windows box into
> something that can be productively used ;-)
> 

I have lots of tools that run on windows without having to deal with the
vast unweildy installation of cygwin. I consider cygwin to be a mess.

> and tcl is perfect for some fast hands on testing
> and prototyping.
> 

Yes and I've written a lot of Tcl code. However, since a lot of peoplw
don't know Tcl, I find myself writing a Perl instead.

Danny



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