First version of ntpmon

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Thu Dec 8 17:35:06 UTC 2016

Hal Murray <hmurray at>:
> MODE_BCLIENT is only a comment.  That's been fixed in a more-recent git pull, 
> but why was it using util from the installed library rather than local?
> What's the order of searching  dot, PYTHONPATH, and sys.path?

Should be dot, sys.path, and PYTHONPATH in that order.  Best guess is you
weren't running in the directory you thought you were.

> After a pull, a few minutes ago, it now says:
> [murray at hgm ntpclients]$ ./ntpmon 
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "./ntpmon", line 91, in <module>
>     variables, peer.associd))
> _curses.error: addstr() returned ERR
> [murray at hgm ntpclients]$ 

That's probably due to an overlong MRU list busting the row limit.
Easy failure to prevent, I've just been too busy fighting other
fires to do it yet.
		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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