Nonce aging has been repaired
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Tue Dec 20 18:49:46 UTC 2016
>> Note that it is using the old nonce.
> I had to stare at this for quite a while before I figured it out.
> When I switched from the old C code's buggy use of a counter to trigger the
> new nonce request to a timeout, I also needed to invert the order of
> operation of the nonce request and the MRU fragment request from the way C
> ntpq did it. It was kinda subtle.
The second batch all started to work after I learned enough about the code to
find the place to drop in the 2 or 3 lines of code to process the new nonce
in the returned data.
I'm not sure the code you are describing works correctly. I've seen lots of
confusion on a lossy link. I haven't looked into it.
> I think you'll find it works better now. There's a fair chance this fixes
> Sanjeev's tracker bug #206, too.
It's more complicated than that. I'll try in another message.
> I'm going to have a look at improving that documentation today. It's in a
> rather parlous state.
I added a few lines for maxlsint.
There are also KoD and ??? that are shortcuts for something else. There is
some simple mapping.
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