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Bug#397649: install-report: NTP sync missing by default

Rick Thomas wrote:
No network mean the "Network Time Protocol" won't work.

Intermittent network (e.g. dial-up) means that NTP goes for long periods with no connection to the external time servers. The ntpd daemon is (mostly) OK with that, but some auto-dialers may see it's occasional polls as a reason to dial the ISP, which is probably not what the user expected.

NTP could be at least installed but disabled instead of not installed.
Although I'd like to have it enabled by default.

Isn't it possible to start/stop ntpd based on when the dial-up link is up?
Olaf van der Spek

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