Commit ebb97e71 authored by Eric S. Raymond's avatar Eric S. Raymond

Update doc/index.txt, dropping claims of VMS ansd Windows support.

parent e7b2e164
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== Related Links ==
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[[intro]]
== Introduction ==
Note: The NTP Version 4 software contained in this distribution is
available without charge under the conditions set forth in the
link:copyright.html[Copyright Notice].
Note: The Network Time Protocol software contained in this
distribution is available without charge under the conditions set
forth in the link:copyright.html[Copyright Notice].
[note]
It is very important that readers understand that the NTP document
......@@ -53,13 +53,6 @@ LANs and up to a few milliseconds on WANs. Typical NTP configurations
utilize multiple redundant servers and diverse network paths in order
to achieve high accuracy and reliability.
This distribution includes a simulation framework in which substantially
all the runtime NTP operations and most features can be tested and
evaluated. This has been very useful in exploring in vitro response to
unusual circumstances or over time periods impractical in vivo. Details
are on the link:ntpdsim.html[Network Time Protocol (NTP) Simulator]
page.
[[hand]]
== The Handbook ==
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[[build]]
== Building and Installing NTP ==
NTP supports Unix, VMS and Windows (2000 and later) systems. The
link:build.html[Building and Installing the Distribution] page details
the procedures for building and installing on a typical system. This
distribution includes drivers for many radio and satellite receivers and
telephone modem services in the US, Canada and Europe. A list of
supported drivers is on the link:refclock.html[Reference Clock Drivers]
page. The default build includes the debugging options and all drivers
that run on the target machine; however, options and drivers can be
included or excluded using options on the link:config.html[Configuration
Options] page.
{project-shortname} supports all operating systems conforming to
POSIX.1-2001 and ISO/IEC 9899:1999 (aka C99). Primary platforms
include Linux and the *BSD family; any reasonably modern proprietary
Unix will also serve
The link:build.html[Building and Installing the Distribution] page
gives and overview of the procedures for building and installing
on a typical system. For more details, see the INSTALL file in the
distribution root.
[[prob]]
== Resolving Problems ==
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