[ntp:questions] "ntpd -q" is slow compared to ntpdate

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Sat Oct 18 06:33:47 UTC 2008

>>> In article <ywn9hc7ao2b1.fsf at ntp1.isc.org>, Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> writes:

Harlan> The currently distributed sntp is the msntp package.  That package
Harlan> is being replaced by an sntp implementation that is up-to-date with
Harlan> the current RFC.

More precisely, the sntp code in the current distribution is effectively the
msntp package with a bunch of inappropriate things turned off.

I'm hoping the new sntp code will be in the 4.2.6 release, which will happen
as soon as somebody can fix the blocking bugs.  For info on that, please



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