ntpdate missing from DragonFly_RELEASE_1_2?

Joshua Coombs jcoombs at gwi.net
Mon Apr 11 07:35:53 PDT 2005

"Jurij Kovacic" <jurij.kovacic at xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
news:425a813a$0$720$415eb37d at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Hello!
> Since NTPD is unable to adjust local clock (arguably due to a very 
> inaccurate clock) I was using NTPDATE to adjust it every 5 minutes.
> Yesterday I updated (gcc34) the system to:
> skalca# uname -a
> DragonFly skalca 1.2.0-RELEASE DragonFly 1.2.0-RELEASE #4: Mon Apr 11 
> 02:22:53 CEST 2005     root at skalca:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC-SMP i386
> and found that (/usr/sbin/)ntpdate binary is missing/nowhere to be found.
> Has anyone alse spotted this problem?
> Is ntpdate present in the DragonFly_Preview tag?
> Thanks,
> Jurij

ntpdate is being depreciated and slated to go away 'any time now' in the ntp 
release schedule.  ntpd -q is it's equivilent.  DragonFly was using OpenNTP 
from OpenBSD as of 1.1, so dunno what to tell you, as that has ntpdate and 
does not provide a switch to make ntpd perform a similar function.

Joshua Coombs 

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