Commit a4ca26fa authored by Eric S. Raymond's avatar Eric S. Raymond
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Add an item to the to-do list.

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* 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.
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