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Re: nist time package

On Tue, Oct 27, 1998 at 10:42:03AM -0500, Gopal Narayanan wrote:

> In the old slackware days, I used to use a package which is still
> available on sunsite. This package called nist (appropriately) is for
> machines that are connected to the internet. It is a rather small, but
> handy package that could be used to set your time by using telnet on
> port 13 to the nist site. Any reasons not to use nist? If there is
> interest in a small and handy package like nist, I'd be willing to
> package it.

Look at chrony instead:

It's small, fast, and wonderful.

Have fun,


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