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Re: CVS commit: src/etc/rc.d

On Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 10:54:34AM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Frank Kardel <> writes:
> > Actually we can retire ntpdate in rc unless we are very tight on
> > memory. ntpd_flags should add the -g flag. This allows  for a  big
> > (time setting) initial (and only one time) step in ntpd.
> I was made aware of that a few days ago.
> If we go that route, however, we will have to move ntpd to start much
> earlier (where ntpdate currently runs), because various tools like the
> kdc stuff require that the time be properly set before they execute.
> I'm willing to do that for -current but not for 5.0 (the fixes now in
> -current are being pulled up.)


The change itself is controversial, so it should NOT be pulled up right now.


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