[ntp:questions] Date Jumped

David Woolley 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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