[ntp:questions] Best ways to get the reference times from ntp

Rob nomail at example.com
Thu May 1 08:19:37 UTC 2014

David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote:
> On 30/04/14 10:22, Maximilian Brehm wrote:
>> On 2014-04-30, William Unruh  wrote:
>>   >On 2014-04-30, Maximilian
>> Brehm  wrote: >> >> >> Hey, >> >> for my application (external to ntpd)
>> I would like to extract >> the reference times of the peers ntpd
>> be sure that the system time is within millisecond range of the
>> reference time.
> 1) Please replace your mail client:
>     a) it is mangling the quoted text by replacing all newlines
>        by spaces (quoted text should be manually trimmed, not
>        just compressed vertically);
>     b) it is failing to send a valid In-Reply-To header (you are
>        the second current poster with the second problem).  This
>        means it is impossible to thread the messages properly.

Please upgrade to a client that can thread by subject in the absence
of reference headers.  It is annoying to point others to errors in
their software that your own software can't cater for.  We don't need
that noise in the group.

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