timedatex replacing systemd-timedated for NTP packages

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at 0pointer.de
Mon Dec 1 15:15:10 UTC 2014

On Mon, 01.12.14 15:55, Miroslav Lichvar (mlichvar at redhat.com) wrote:

> Beside the selection of the NTP service that should enabled/disabled,
> there are some minor differences in the functionality. For instance,
> when setting the time, timedatex compensates for the time spent in the
> polkit authorization check. E.g. running "timedatectl set-time 12:00:00"
> and taking 5 seconds to type the password sets the clock to 12:00:05,
> not 12:00:00.

This would be useful functionality in the upstream version, I'd really
like to see a patch added for that.


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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