ntpq quirk

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Sat Nov 26 21:27:58 UTC 2016

esr at thyrsus.com said:
>> The old ntpq used to accept any unique prefix of a command.  The new
>> version doesn't.

> I was going to say tab completion is the closest we can come, then I thought
> of a kludgy way to fix this by hacking the precmd method.  It might not be
> portable to Python 3, though.  How important do you think this is? 

I think it's reasonably important.

I had a script with commands wired in.

I often type things like:
  ntpq -c mru

These are my opinions.  I hate spam.

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