Pivoting (or rather missing pivot)

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Wed Apr 26 18:57:02 UTC 2017

Yo Hal!

On Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:50:56 -0700
Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:

> Gary said:
> >>  and/or
> >> how does the first step get turned into the right size double
> >> without a pivot and/or where does that pivot happen?  
> > Unrelated to this issue. That happens in ntpd/ntp_loopfilter.c So a
> > question for another thread.  Let's not continue to get lost
> > bouncing around.   
> That's the whole point.  ntp_loopfilter.c calls step_systime()
> Your previous message said:
>     Different code path. 
> Where is that path?
> Where does it do a pivot on the way to step_systime?

Stuck in a time warp again.  Not relevant to the bad reversion.  I'm not
gonna go down that rabbit hole until we get this very narrow problem
dealt with.

We have a well bounded problem with 2 inputs and 1 output.  No need for
external info to know if this function does what it is supposed to do:
step the clock by double.

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