[ntp:questions] ntpq: option to set complete output field names
terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Mon Nov 12 11:56:51 UTC 2007
varshakapatkar21 at gmail.com wrote:
> I want to display complete output field names of the "ntpq -p" command
> e.g stratum instead of 'st', type instead of 't'. Is the any command
> line option provided by ntpq that will allow me to do so? Can anybody
> help me?
There are two obvious alternatives:
a) This is open source: Make your own version!
b) Write a trivial perl filter which call ntpq and modifies the output
to show the names you prefer.
(a) avoids the need for a separate program, while (b) will keep working
after you update your ntp version.
- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"
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