chrony as default NTP client?
jreznik at redhat.com
Thu May 6 11:21:49 UTC 2010
On Thursday 06 May 2010 13:10:36 Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
> On Wed, May 05, 2010 at 09:39:52PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> > Mail Lists <lists at sapience.com> writes:
> > > On 05/05/2010 09:35 AM, Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
> > >> With the latest improvements in the chrony package related to
> > >> NetworkManager and name resolving I think it is now good enough to
> > >> replace ntpd in the default configuration and the configurations
> > >> supported by system-config-date.
> > >>
> > > I think this is a terrible idea.
> > Yes. I certainly wouldn't use it, and especially object to the proposed
> > strong-arm tactics of eliminating all configuration support for ntpd.
> > The case for making chrony default is weak enough, and the case for
> > throwing roadblocks in the way of people who prefer ntpd is nonexistent.
> I'm not suggesting to remove the ntp support from s-c-d, just to add a
> support for chrony and change the dependency to a name provided by
> both packages and marking chrony as default in the comps.
I think it would be better to drop ntp support completely from s-c-d once
chrony becomes default in Fedora. We aim to support default Fedora
configuration tools. Radek Novacek is now working on date/time DBus interface
under FMCI umbrella.
Jaroslav Řezník <jreznik at redhat.com>
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