[ntp:questions] Date Jumped
david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Mon Jan 25 21:58:37 UTC 2010
Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> If I see a notation in code saying, in effect, "can't get here" I add
> whatever call means "suicide with crash dump" if it's not already
> present. I don't get many crash dumps but if the impossible happens I
> like to have it documented.
In the environment in which I work, that strategy would be totally
uncacceptable to Marketing, as it essential that customer systems do not
stop dead. I suspect that applies to many politically critical uses of
NTP. Logging is desirable, but stopping is not.
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