[ntp:questions] NTP 4.2.5p180 adds IPv6 support on Windows

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.org
Mon Jun 1 11:37:05 UTC 2009

David J Taylor wrote:
> Maarten Wiltink wrote:
> []
>> As it happens, I recently had cause to install a clean Windows
>> somewhere and downloaded what turns out to be vegas-v2. As of five
>> minutes ago,
>> a new NTP is gathering loopstats.
>> Thanks!
>> Groetjes,
>> Maarten Wiltink
> That's good news, Maarten.
> So, one question which now arises is:  how should the current Windows NTP 
> handle the libeay32.dll version issue?  Having it packaged with Meinberg's 
> distribution, and putting it into the application directory seems to be an 
> approach which works.
> Should those installing by copying ntpd.exe etc. from Zip archives be 
> expected to look after libeay32.dll themselves?  Should the bindings be 
> dynamic rather than static so that ntpd can fall back if the required 
> entry point or even the DLL isn't available?  Should the "correct" version 
> of libeay32.dll always be included with the Zip archive?

Meinberg should be copying it to the same directory as the ntpd.exe file
which should not be the system32 directory. Hopefully they are creating
their own directory. I don't know as I have never used their installer.


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