Subject: Re: Is there interest in a package for ntp4?
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/20/1999 15:43:14
In article <Pine.NEB.4.10.9906200605560.14705-100000@corwin.home>,
Frederick Bruckman <> wrote:
>I've been using 4.0.92h on an intermittently connected 486 for about a
>month. The new "burst mode" is specifically intended for such cases,
>and it seems to work pretty good.
>There are no incompatabilites with the in-tree version to speak of:
>the daemon is called "ntpd", not "xntpd", it's built static, and if
>you inadvertently call up the in-tree ntpq or ntpdc against a version 4
>daemon there's no harm done, you just have fewer capabilities.
>I supplied a patch to build the Sun IRIG driver, but it really should
>be tested by someone with an IRIG connected to a /dev/audio device.

We are interested in importing it in the tree if it works ok.