[ntp:questions] XFAC (?)

Miroslav Lichvar mlichvar at redhat.com
Wed May 12 10:33:10 UTC 2010

On 2010-05-12, Uwe Klein <uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de> wrote:
>> "Laurent Archambault" <archi.laurent at gmail.com> wrote in message 
>>> After many search, i has not find my answer, whay do it mean the status
>>> "XFAC" (?).
> grep -A1 -B2 XFAC $(find .  -type f)
> ntp_peer.c-              if (peer->dstadr != piface && !(peer->cast_flags &
> ntp_peer.c-                  MDF_ACAST) && peer->pmode != MODE_BROADCAST)
> ntp_peer.c:                      peer_clear(peer, "XFAC");
> ntp_peer.c-

> now what kind of peer would be tagged "XFAC" ??
> inquisitive minds want to know ;-)

There is a comment before that hunk:

 * clear crypto if we change the local address

So it would seem the string is used when the network interface which is
used to send packets to the peer has changed its address and the crypto
stuff had to be reset.

Miroslav Lichvar

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