[ntp:questions] Trouble with XP IPv6 ntp client (still unable to connect to link local ntp server)

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.org
Sun Aug 8 04:17:40 UTC 2010

On 8/7/2010 10:07 AM, Cindy Huyser wrote:
> After all this, with all due respect I wonder how much testing of this
> functionality has gone on with Windows XP? I have low confidence at
> this point that the prefix-matching mechanism in ntpd/
> ntp_io.c:findlocalinterface() is working well for XP, at least for
> link-local addresses. I would be glad to have someone contradict me,
> or to point out my error in configuration. I would also be glad to add
> a bug to the bug list if that's appropriate.

We spent a lot of time making sure that this worked. I don't remember
this particular case but this area of the code has been modified quite a
bit over the last few years.


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