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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 <peter_e@gmx.net> [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
> udeb.

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


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