time /s - enhancement request

May 20, 2008
Syracuse, NY, USA
On Sun, 01 Nov 2009 06:38:49 -0600, Howard Goldstein <>

|> It would be helpful if time /s could be enhanced to support the use of
|> NTP, and in particular the NTP Pool servers (see http://www.pool.ntp.org).
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|Although I never saw it mentioned anywhere, I believe all this was
|implemented in 11.0.30, the official release build of 11.0. At least it
|seems to be working for me. Have you tried it?

It *is* using NTP (port 123, UDP) now, though, apparently not correctly. I just
used it (42 ms round trip) and my clock is now more than .9 sec off (>900 ms)
(according to NIST's software and my TIMESYNC, which agree).
- Vince

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