[ntp:questions] How is the NTP build tested?

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Mon Jan 13 18:35:35 UTC 2014

On 2014-01-13, David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote:
> On 13/01/14 10:22, romain.pontida at gmail.com wrote:
>> againstthe reference implementation, but how do you prove that
> > the reference implementation is correct?
> I thought the reference implementation was correct by definition.

Since the reference implementation could have bugs, that would be
impossible if it were correct by definition. What happens if the
reference implimentation deviated from the design specification?
Mind you, the RFC could also have bugs (corner cases for which the RFC
fails). They are both evolving. 


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