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Re: Considering the removal of ntpdate

Florian Lohoff wrote:

> rdate ist not a replacement for ntpdate - it does not use the ntp
> protocol but the time protocol (builtin inetd) - So making
> ntpdate depend on rdate is not a solution as it changes the protocol
> and i dont think all ntp servers also open/support the time protocol.

rdate also supports the ntp protocol. From the man page:
    -n      Use SNTP (RFC 2030) instead of the RFC 868 time protocol.

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