Re: Fixes for libc or xntp?
William S. Gribble writes:
> xntp doesn't work currently -- it seg faults right after starting
> up. A message on the list last week suggested that the problem was
> a known bug in libc, and that there was both a patch for libc to
> fix things The Right Way and also a patch to xntp to hack around
> the bug.
> Are either one of these fixes working their way into the Debian libc
> or xntp? Without *some* kind of fix, xntp is useless, and I'd like
> to be able to use it.
When I have the time and there is a new version of xntp which fixes
the problem I'll package it. Until then you have two options.
Don't use xntp
Use a 1.2.x kernel.
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