[Git][NTPsec/ntpsec][master] Add an item to the to-do list.
Eric S. Raymond
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Mon Jan 9 05:09:29 UTC 2017
Eric S. Raymond pushed to branch master at NTPsec / ntpsec
a4ca26fa by Eric S. Raymond at 2017-01-09T00:09:17-05:00
Add an item to the to-do list.
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@@ -96,8 +96,12 @@ Neither is ideal, easy pickings for someone to code on.
* Hal says "We need a way to inspect/debug bits on the wire. `ntpdate
-du' is the traditional approach." Hal's straw man is a new program
rather than trying to make ntpdig do this. Eric's proposed answer:
- ntpshark, a command interpreter written around the ntp Python module and
- loosely modeled on wireshark.
+ ntpshark, a command interpreter written around the ntp Python module
+ (or scapy) and loosely modeled on wireshark.
+* Measure time from the clock reading to transmission for outbound
+ packets. Use the distribution to correct for computation time
+ before transmission.
* We might be able to eliminate a lot of the Linux runtime
droproot code by using file capabilities.
View it on GitLab: https://gitlab.com/NTPsec/ntpsec/commit/a4ca26fa74b473c75fbb787f0bd19c21b8dbb9ab
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