Version strings

Gary E. Miller gem at
Mon Jan 8 22:17:56 UTC 2018

Yo Hal!

On Mon, 08 Jan 2018 13:41:49 -0800
Hal Murray <hmurray at> wrote:

> >> Maybe it's time to move ntpviz and the logging
> >> stuff to a separate package.  
> > How does that help?  
> Then they could have their own version string policy rather than
> getting tangled up with ntpsec's policy and library.

What's wrong with being tangled up in ntpsec's policy and library.  Now
we just have to fix it one place, not two.  How does adding complexity
help here?

> I think I'd call it a bug if a script only uses the python library to
> get the version string.

# fgrep ntp.util  ntpclients/
    import ntp.util
                    version="ntploggps %s" % ntp.util.stdversion())

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