Re: NTPDate builds was/SSH with urandom + rdate
Jordi Mallach <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
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> On Sat, May 18, 2002 at 05:00:36PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > I will try to reproduce this here. I don't know rdate, can I use any
> > [host], anything else to keep in mind?
> If I'm not mistaken, you'll get the same stuff using ntpdate (hmm, I
> don't know if we have working ntp packages right now).
I don't see them in the archive at all. I was just looking for
ntpdate. Usually the source packages are available, but this seems to
Oh, nope I'm wrong.
Or rather I am both wrong in my assumption of what apt-cache search
will return (it apparently doesn't find source packages w/o binary)
and ntpdate is in the source.
It also builds and works with just a few tweek.s
1. wants nlist which is a dependency on libelfg0-dev
2. wants the symbol LIBELF_NLIST_STRUCT defined.
Question on general principle about how we work with submitting patches.
a. Does the Debian maintainer assigned this package want the
b. How do we signify the dependency on the library? (libelfg0-dev
isn't in the build dependencies.)
c. Should the #define be in autoconf format or how do we specify
the OS related dependency.
Sorry if these seem naive, yet I'm not clear on how to submit patches
to the Debian folk especially in light of the current concerns with
working on a mutually agreeable system.
Hope springs eternal!
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