SINGLESOCK - How much to strip away?

Hal Murray hmurray at
Tue Jun 5 21:56:18 UTC 2018

Gary said:
> But in the case of ntp.conf, the 'interface' is taking IPv4 addresses, IPv6
> addresses, and hostnames.  So the ntp.conf 'interface' has nothing at all
> like an interface.  It is an address. 

Are you sure about that?

I think that "name" in that context refers to an interface name rather than a 
host name.

The man page for ntp.conf says:
    That parameter specifies a class of addresses, or a
     specific interface name, or an address.

I poked around a bit and found:
          const char *    if_name,        /* interface name or numeric 
address */

I don't remember any DNS stuff in that area when I was cleaning up the DNS 
code for server/pool commands.

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