Re: [patch 4/5] PTP: add PTP_SYS_OFFSET emulation via cross timestamps infrastructure

From: Richard Cochran
Date: Tue Jan 24 2017 - 00:33:21 EST

On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 09:06:20PM -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> Can you please describe what problem exists with this scheme?

This new kernel code exists just because chrony doesn't implement the
PRECISE ioctl. Instead of adding new "fake" modes, just teach chrony
about the better method.

I prefer to have kernel interfaces whose behavior is clear and