[ntp:questions] How to keep fake time in past/future?

unruh unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca
Fri Apr 29 15:13:35 UTC 2011

On 2011-04-29, Cristian Seres <cristian-2 at contrasec.fi> wrote:
> Hi!
> How would you implement an NTP server which would need to offer a time 
> set deliberately in past/future, say 365*86400 seconds, or even better - 
> first set the freely chosen date on NTP server and then keep the hours, 
> minutes and seconds in sync with the real time?

Perhaps you could tell us why in the world you would want to do that?

NTP cares not at all about dates, or hours. It uses seconds since Epoch.
That is all it knows about. 

> Many thanks,

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