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Bug#1656: etc/ntp.drift should be somewhere in /var (FSSTND)

Marek Michalkiewicz writes:
> Package: xntp
> Version: 3.4x-1
> The /etc/ntp.drift file is often updated by xntpd while it is running -
> so it should probably be somewhere in /var (/var/run/ntp.drift maybe?).
> Different file name may be specified in /etc/ntp.conf (driftfile <name>)
> - or the default should be changed in the source.

Does anyone have any suggestions for this? Should I leave ntp.drift in
/etc or move it to /var/run or /var/lib/xntp?


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