[ntp:questions] Start of new GPS 1024 week epoch

Rob nomail at example.com
Tue Aug 20 09:16:27 UTC 2013


Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at meinberg.de> wrote:
> Rob wrote:
>> Only the shared memory interface currently has functionality like this,
>> and it has some limitations in the information it can convey.  If this
>> interface is improved, all the local clock drivers can be moved out
>> into separate processes and everyone can tinker his driver to fix problems
>> like this one.  It will also be easier to release a fixed driver once
>> a problem like this suddenly appears.
>
> Once upon a time there was a good proposal for a new SHM interface with 
> improved features. However, this was not accepted, and the discussion 
> simply faded out. See:
> http://lists.ntp.org/pipermail/questions/2011-March/028913.html

Notice how it was simply waved away with a

	"you want a new driver? forget it!"

remark.  Very constructive indeed, mr Mills.



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