Time to plan for 1.0

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Wed Aug 9 06:13:09 UTC 2017

Yo Hal!

On Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:54:36 -0700
Hal Murray via devel <devel at ntpsec.org> wrote:

> >> ntpq fails too often on flaky links.  I  seem to be the only one
> >> who notices it.
> >> I assume it's something in the retransmission logic.  
> > Are all these sentences describing one problem, or is there a
> > bug *other* than failed retransmission on flaky links?  
> I'm not sure what you are asking.
> I think failed-retransmissions would explain everything but I can't
> rule out something else instead and/or in addition.

I see the same thing.  ntpq uses much of the same code as ntpmon, so
I find leaving ntpmon running is smoking out a bunch of hard failure.

Since I am querying localhost I am not sure why I get any failures at all,
cutting them down, but there are still a lot of interesting failure cases.

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