hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Thu Nov 9 05:49:04 UTC 2017
>> Yea, I have the same conclusions. Maybe just a toy NTP client that
>> compared one peer or refclock to the sysclock? Then compare that to what
>> the local ntpd thinks about the sysclock.
> No, because, agauin, that's not far short of the real thing.
There is a lot of wiggle room in "toy client".
The starting point would be send a request and print out stuff from the
response. That could evolve into a replacement for ntpdate and/or ntpdig.
Once it sends and receives well formed packets, it can turn into a traffic
generator and/or collect statistics.
These are my opinions. I hate spam.
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