Re: ntp 4.2.0 in experimental
Goswin von Brederlow:
> So every user now installing ntp will contact the same timeserver?
pool.ntp.org resolves to one of (currently) 15 servers.
> What was wrong with using the debconf resource to configure ntpdate
> and ntpd at the same time?
ntp.conf was not a conffile. It got overwritten every time NTP was
I do know that we could have parsed that file and edited the server
configuration in-place. However, nobody wanted to spend the time
implementing and testing that, and keeping things as they were is
out of the question.
Personally, I do not have a problem with reinstating debconf support if
somebody does that work.