[ntp:questions] Time to fix reported driver bug.

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Sun Mar 16 18:22:07 UTC 2014


On 2014-03-16, Paul <tik-tok at bodosom.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 9:53 AM, David Woolley <
> david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote:
>
>> If you tell us which bug report, someone may be able to indicate whether
>> there is a competent developer, and how important it is.
>>
>
> 2557.
>
> In most cases (~100%) it's inconsequential.  I only noticed when adding
> another device in the Trimble family but if there's active support I'd
> submit a patch for it.

???? Why would you not submit a patch for it if you have one? Remember
that ntpd is maintained by volunteers. (How much did you pay to download
and install ntpd?)
And if it is a real corner case bug, why would a volunteer instantly
jump on it, when the complainer does not even offer any help?



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