What are people putting in /etc/ntp.d/*.conf?

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Mon Feb 26 16:39:12 UTC 2018

Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> esr at thyrsus.com said:
> > Gary and Mark asked me for something like such an Apache-like feature
> > because it makes life easier for configuration-assistant software and distro
> > packages. 
> Is that true in our case?  It seems like it might be, but our config file is 
> generally simple enough that a single text file seems reasonable and putting 
> chunks in separate files makes things more complicated.
> I'd be a lot happier if we had one good example.  What other packages add on 
> to ours in a way where adding to the config file would be useful?  Do we have 
> any extensions at the package level?

Not yet.  We might if refclockd ever becomes a reality.  There's also a
possibility near Daniel's NTS daemon (not yet written either).
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