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Re: [gpsd-dev] Fw: [gpsd-commit-watch] [SCM] GPSD branch, master, update

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Fw: [gpsd-commit-watch] [SCM] GPSD branch, master, updated. release-3.9-523-g51b904c
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:29:49 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Gary E. Miller <address@hidden>:
> Build, yes.  Work, no.  As presently designed chrony needs ntpshm.  So
> if you set ntpshm you need to set chrony=no.  All this work to avoid
> compiling 20 lines of code?

No.  All this work to get two different time-reporting modes properly
separated so that the code is maintainable and extensible. Now, when
you fix the code so that chrony *doesn't* depend on the ntpd support,
the result won't be a hairball.

> I would much rather you finally find and fix the very real permissions 
> dropping problems.

Working on it.
> >     All regression tests pass.
> There are no ntpshm pr chrony regression tests...

I know.  I put those lines in so that when the basic regression tests 
fail, I can easily find where to bisect from.
                <a href="";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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