timedatex replacing systemd-timedated for NTP packages

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Thu Nov 27 20:51:46 UTC 2014

On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 3:10 PM, Chris Adams <linux at cmadams.net> wrote:
> Once upon a time, Tomasz Torcz <tomek at pipebreaker.pl> said:
>> On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 08:01:37AM -0600, Chris Adams wrote:
>> > Once upon a time, Florian Weimer <fweimer at redhat.com> said:
>> > > Do we even use the DHCP NTP server assignment?
>> >
>> > I believe it is used for chrony and ntpd, don't know about sysmted's new
>> > implementation.
>>   systemd-timesyncd uses DHCP-provided NTP servers only if systemd-networkd
>> is used as DHCP client.
> That should be a bug (and block it from use).  There's no excuse for
> that other than "not invented here".

There are technical reasons for this choice, not merely NIH.



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