argparse vs getopt

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Wed Jun 14 19:30:37 UTC 2017

Ian Bruene via devel <devel at>:
> On 06/14/2017 01:39 AM, Matt Selsky via devel 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)
> Well that settles that. I'll get the getopt version up and running.

Yeah, I thought I recalled that this was an issue.
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