Resuming the great cleanup

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Tue May 29 19:18:55 UTC 2018

Achim Gratz via devel <devel at>:
> However, there is still value in the knowledge of which interface the
> packet came in so that ntpd can place different levels of trust
> depending on whether it's from a private (virtual) network segement, an
> internal or public network.

If I'm following the argument, this exactly what oacket filter should do.

> Also, this information would potentially be
> quite valuable to get a better grip on asymmetric network delays, which
> are dominating the residual timing error on many types of networks these
> days.

How?  Can you explain that more?
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