[ntp:questions] No libntp.so

Joseph Gwinn joegwinn at comcast.net
Wed Aug 27 13:00:25 UTC 2008

In article <200808260659.13498.kayhayen at gmx.de>,
 kayhayen at gmx.de (Kay Hayen) wrote:

> Hello NTP-World :-),
> we are implementing a NTP supervision for our ATC middleware. Initially we are 
> doing it by repeated "ntpq" executions and textual evaluations of the 
> results. We have had to notice that pipes are very unsuited for the task, so 
> we really fork it and close its stdin to make it flush. It works, but it is 
> unconvincing in performance (latency).

What exactly is "NTP supervision"?  What problem does it solve?

Joe Gwinn

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