[issue1243] dntpd(8) blocks during startup

Nicolas Thery nthery at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 23:02:30 PST 2009

2009/2/3 Matthew Dillon <dillon at apollo.backplane.com>:
> :If it's fun I'll give it a try then.
> :
> :I tested the following patch by starting dntpd on a machine
> :disconnected from the network and set to an incorrect system time.
> :dntpd goes into background without hanging and, when connected back,
> :the time is eventually corrected.
> :
> :Is it as simple as that?  Have I missed some corner case?
>    Just the logging case.  I'm pretty sure with a high enough logging
>    level it will log messages that imply a failed connection
>    reconnected when, in fact, it is the initial connection that is
>    being handled.
>    Other then that, well, yah... it's pretty easy :-).  Take a quick
>    shot at the logging case and then we'll commit it.

Ok.  I'll check into this and commit it later this week.


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