> I noticed, the worst way possible, that there are a couple of
> differences between ntp activation between -stable and -current.
> First, xntpd is now called ntpd.
Umm, its been this way for quite awhile. From a 4.7 /etc/defaults/rc.conf...
xntpd_program="/usr/sbin/ntpd" # path to ntpd, if you want a different one.
This has been true since at least 4.0, IIRC.
> Second, ntpdate now reads /etc/ntp.conf. Not much of a problem, but on
> -stable it's common practice to change ntpdate_flags to point to the server.
From the man page for ntpd, the FILES section:
/etc/ntp.conf the default name of the configuration file
> I just think this ought to be documented somewhere (and I, at least,
> couldn't find it).
What, in particular, should be documented? /etc/defaults/rc.conf? Your changes
to /etc/rc.conf? /etc/rc.network, which both starts ntpd and _calls_ it
ntpd in the echo command? The man page should be duplicated someplace else?
This is probably one of the few areas that hasn't changed that much.
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