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Comment: Re:OpenNTPD: 4 Out Of 5 Stars (Score 1) 79

by chriscappuccio (#48774853) Attached to: OpenBSD Releases a Portable Version of OpenNTPD

It sets your local server time immediately if you use -s. Otherwise, it slowly drifts your local clock to the real time, which could take days if it is far off. I always use ntpd -s on boot for systems with no RTC. Or ntpd -s when my clock is way off. The drift feature is designed to keep software from freaking out due to sudden time changes.

Comment: Re:Learn Something About NTPD Before You Rant..... (Score 1) 79

by chriscappuccio (#48774813) Attached to: OpenBSD Releases a Portable Version of OpenNTPD

It would be nice if the whole world got the BCP38 memo. But they haven't. I'm a network operator. I got off my lazy ass and firewalled all of the ntp.org servers on my network, that customers didn't enable and had no idea were even running, courtesy of Cisco and various Linux distributions. Reality is a bitch.

Comment: Re:Mathematics (Score -1, Flamebait) 79

by chriscappuccio (#48774773) Attached to: OpenBSD Releases a Portable Version of OpenNTPD

Funny how I am firewalling ports so that your vulnerable shit running on customer Cisco firewalls, Linux servers and other customer boxes across my network, just so that your shit doesn't cause a 550x amplification factor, or who knows whatever other vulnerabilities compromise these devices. My hat is off to you for your shit garbage. Fuck you, sir.

Comment: Re:Mathematics (Score -1, Flamebait) 79

by chriscappuccio (#48774753) Attached to: OpenBSD Releases a Portable Version of OpenNTPD

This is moronic.

A very high percentage of people use ntp simply because they want accurate time on their devices.

Why should they use a program that does 90% something else (by your estimation) as a piece of critical infrastructure running on all of their devices?

OpenNTPD allows me to serve accurate time to devices across my network, and it allows those devices to keep their local clock set right as well.

If I was you, I guess I should feel bad I'm missing 90% of the features, like buffer overflows and other security failures in the ntp.org version!!! But, I don't. I'm not a fucking moron.

Real Users never know what they want, but they always know when your program doesn't deliver it.

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