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Re: net/ntp4: where is ntp.conf and the rc.d files?

On 31/12/2020 19:46, Greg Troxel wrote:

Ottavio Caruso <> writes:

I've installed net/ntp4. I expected to find some configuration files
is either share/doc/ntp/ or share/ntp/, but I can only see html files
and no such configuration files.

The canonical place for examples is share/examples/ntp4.  There are
example configs in the PLIST there.

In the distfile, there's is a /scripts/rc/ directory with:


I still don't get the complexity of pkgsrc, but I wonder why these
files are not available.

Look in share/examples/rc.d, which is the canonical location for rc.d
files.  The Makefile is coded to install versions maintained in pkgsrc.

Thanks. For the record, my message was sent:

Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 20:17:31 +0000

Better late than never. Happy new year.

Ottavio Caruso

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