chrony as default NTP client?

Miroslav Lichvar mlichvar at
Thu May 6 12:50:26 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 02:21:50PM +0200, Adam Tkac wrote:
> On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 01:10:36PM +0200, Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
> > 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 would suggest to have only one NTP client in the s-c-d. In my
> opinion users which use s-c-d won't know what is different between
> ntpd and chrony. Selection will be only confusing.

If only one of them is installed, no selection has to be presented.

The ntp.conf and chrony.conf files have very similar syntax, the server
specification directives are identical, so I think supporting them both
will be easy.

Miroslav Lichvar

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