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Re: Considering the removal of ntpdate

On Thu, 23 Apr 2009 18:19:07 +0200
Stefan Ott <stefan@ott.net> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 17:45, Peter Eisentraut <petere@debian.org>
> wrote:
> > Nevertheless, since ntpdate used to be quite popular, I figured I'd
> > better ask here for objections.
> I still use it when a system's clock is way off and I just want it to
> be set to the right time, right now. I guess there are options to ntpd
> to do that, so maybe a little wrapper script (telling the user about
> the appropriate ntpd command, similar to 822-date) might be a nice
> idea.

It's `ntpd -q'. Possibly you'll also need option `-g'.


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