Commit 1d0e1c66 authored by Eric S. Raymond's avatar Eric S. Raymond

Documentation polishing.

parent 09fcca03
= NTPsec project news =
For historic news from NTP Classic, see devel-docs/TODO.
Much of the traditional function of a news file is now better addressed
by browsing the comments in the revision history. This file will focus
on user-visible changes.
// end
= The NTPsec distribution base directory =
This directory and its subdirectories contain NTPSec, a
security-hardened implementation of Network Time Protocol Version 4
(NTP) for Unix systems.
security-hardened implementation of Network Time Protocol Version 4.
The contents of the base directory are given in this file. The contents of
subdirectories are usually given in the README files in each subdirectory.
......@@ -58,6 +57,11 @@ ntpdate/:: Directory containing sources for a program to set the
local machine time from one or more remote machines
running NTP. Operates like rdate, but much more accurate.
ntpfrob:: The ntpfrob utility collects several small diagnostic
functions for reading and tweaking the local clock
hardware, including reading the clock tick rate,
precision, and jitter.
ntpkeygen::
Directory containing the utility program used to generate
NTP authentication keys.
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......@@ -82,10 +82,12 @@ few will be user-visible:
* The deprecated ntpdc utility, long since replaced by {ntpq}, has been removed.
* The `tickadj` utility has been renamed `ntptickadj`.
* A number of obsolete refclocks have been removed.
* A new utility, {ntpfrob}, collects several small diagnostic functions
for reading and tweaking the local clock hardware, including reading
the clock tick rate, precision, and jitter.
* The sntp program has been renamed {ntpdig} in order to make
NTP installables have a uniform name prefix and take up less
namespace. Also, `ntp-keygen` is now {ntpkeygen} and `ntp-wait`
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......@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ def build(ctx):
frob_sources = ['main.c', 'jitter.c', 'precision.c', 'stepback.c']
# FIXME: These guards do not currebtly work
# FIXME: These guards do not currently work
if ctx.get_define("HAVE_SYS_TIMEPPS_H"):
frob_sources += ["pps-api.c"]
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