Are we interested in supporting low resolution system clocks?
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Wed Jun 7 00:18:38 UTC 2017
Gary E. Miller via devel <devel at ntpsec.org>:
> Yo Hal!
> On Tue, 06 Jun 2017 16:49:57 -0700
> Hal Murray via devel <devel at ntpsec.org> wrote:
> > ntpd has a lot of ugly code to fuzz the clock. I don't really
> > understand that area. I think it makes sense if the clock has big
> > ticks. Do we want to support those systems? If not, I think we can
> > clean up a lot of tiny code chunks.
> I have run tests removing the fuzz code. Never found any change with or
> without the clock fuzz. I was too scared to remove it.
And I still am. But, Hal, please add that to devel/TODO as something for
you and Gary and I to take a hard look at together after 1.0.
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