[ntp:questions] status information after ntpd -q

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Wed Feb 12 01:06:32 UTC 2014

On 2014-02-11, David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote:
> On 11/02/14 08:42, joeri delvoy wrote:
>> system info:
>> Linux rtuserver 2.6.32 #21 Fri Apr 6 11:50:35 CEST 2012 armv5tejl unknown
>> and i don't think these header files matter, because they do not exist on my Ubuntu PC either , and there the compiled code works just fine.
> They do matter.  If nonexistent.h exists this test will fail:
>    # OK, works on sane cases.  Now check whether nonexistent headers
>    # can be detected and how.
> I imagine that the result will be an abort of the configure.
> If the other file is present, it will assume you are running on Minix, 
> which is not true in your case.
>    ac_fn_c_check_header_mongrel "$LINENO" "minix/config.h" 
> "ac_cv_header_minix_config_h" "$ac_includes_default"
> if test "x$ac_cv_header_minix_config_h" = xyes; then :
>    MINIX=yes

Surely you will agree that listing these are errors in the log file is
at the very least confusing. There should at least be a warning message
in the log saying the above. 


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