argparse vs getopt

Gary E. Miller gem at
Wed Jun 14 18:50:43 UTC 2017

Yo Matt!

On Wed, 14 Jun 2017 06:39:41 +0000
Matt Selsky <Matthew.Selsky at> wrote:

> Only new NTPsec programs use argparse. Everything that's replacing
> NTP Classic C code uses getopt, so that we can support python2.6
> (RHEL 6 default python)

argparse works just fine on Python 2.6: pip install argparse

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