Re: time patches by Roman Zippel

From: Roman Zippel
Date: Tue Feb 14 2006 - 08:19:23 EST


On Tue, 14 Feb 2006, Ulrich Windl wrote:

> 15_time_offset and 18_time_freq change some well-known constants (like MAXPHASE)
> by three orders of magnitude.
> the new adjtime() (16_time_adjust, 12_time_adj) changes the semantics: Since about
> Linux 0.99, adjtime() had the adjtime_is_accurate property, i.e. on the long term
> it behaved like an addition.

I disagree, could you please explain how you come to this conclusion?
The patches don't change the behaviour beyond that they increase
resolution and precision. Only the final patch changes the ntp code to
match the behaviour of ntp reference code without including all its mess.

bye, Roman
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