DragonFly commits List (threaded) for 2009-01
Re: DragonFly-188.8.131.526.g4d1d7 master usr.sbin/dntpd client.h defs.h dntpd.8 main.c socket.c
Matthias Schmidt wrote:
Author: Matthias Schmidt <email@example.com>
Date: Fri Jan 9 12:35:25 2009 +0100
Add IPv6 support to dntpd
This commit allows dntpd to work with either IPv4 or IPv6 NTP servers. I added
two new command line switches (-4/-6) to force dntpd to use only v4/v6 addresses.
Thanks to sephe@ for some good hints.
Are you sure this works if the ipv6 server is unreachable? I don't think
that a connect(2) on a udp socket will find that out. You'd actually have
to connect the server to realize that something doesn't work.
Also, you could pass "ntp" instead of 123 to udp_socket/getaddrinfo.
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