[ntp:questions] Confused about pool rotation

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Wed Feb 6 22:24:09 UTC 2013


On 2013-02-06, Robert Scott <no-one at notreal.invalid> wrote:
> Here is a related question: Suppose I wanted to improve my SNTP
> implementation by accessing several servers in a short span of time?

And how will this "improve" things? 

> (But I don't want the full overhead of NTP.)  If DNS caching is
> returning the same address then how can I get several independent
> servers from the pool?  I don't think an iPhone app can turn off DNS
> caching programmatically.

So ask less often.

You really do not know what you are doing, and are then going to inflict
your knowledge on millions of people. 



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