Re: [pkg-ntp-maintainers] Bug#352610: Please create a udeb for ntpdate
On Sat, Jul 15, 2006 at 12:19:52AM +0200, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Peter Eisentraut <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006-07-14 23:27]:
> > ntpdate doesn't set the hardware clock, so the only thing this would
> > achieve is having a good clock while the installer runs. Is that
> > useful?
> Yes, otherwise we e.g. end up with a filesystem that was modified in
> 1970 and e2fsck will complain on the next boot.
> Since I filed this bug, someone suggested that a tool other than ntp
> might be better since it's smaller. Unfortunately, I cannot remember
> the name right now. I'm CCing -boot so other people can comment, but
> unless there are great ideas, I'm still interesting in having an ntp
Because of recent changed I did (that haven't been commited yet),
ntpdate now depends on libcrypto, so the ntpdate-udeb would end
up with a dependency on libcrypto0.9.8-udeb. I hope that's not a