Subject: Re: xntpd
To: Jonathan Stone <>
From: Thorsten Lockert <tholo@SigmaSoft.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 01/02/1996 00:05:09
> Yoseff Francus <> writes:
> >Has anyone ported xntp to NetBSD??
> You might be better off asking current-users, which is where I'm
> cc:ing this.
> I'd personally like to see xntp in the NetBSD source tree.  The sparc
> and pmax ports, for instance have lower latency and/or higher
> resolution gettimeofday() code than, say, SunOS or Ultrix; but last
> time I looked, the NetBSD kernel didn't have the adjtime() support
> that ntp used to prefer.

Considering that xntpd compiles out-of-the-box for NetBSD, I don't
really see any reason for putting it into the source tree.  Far from
everyone is interested in running it...

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