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authorpetere <petere@0070b5ef-2f16-0410-befa-9a02bd1d6ddb>2010-07-03 03:37:17 +0000
committerpetere <petere@0070b5ef-2f16-0410-befa-9a02bd1d6ddb>2010-07-03 03:37:17 +0000
commit3a31a3a71322a5fdeb6b6611961996b76647a5bc (patch)
parent56c4b7492679c0ff4f11e2e3d46b95ac39c35f5b (diff)
Update command options section in ntp.conf(5) man page, drop "dynamic"
option (closes: #553976) git-svn-id: svn:// 0070b5ef-2f16-0410-befa-9a02bd1d6ddb
2 files changed, 17 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index 902ccce..cf326f0 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -1,3 +1,10 @@
+ntp (1:4.2.6.p1+dfsg-2) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
+ * Update command options section in ntp.conf(5) man page, drop "dynamic"
+ option (closes: #553976)
+ -- Peter Eisentraut <> Fri, 02 Jul 2010 23:31:17 -0400
ntp (1:4.2.6.p1+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
diff --git a/debian/man/ntp.conf.5 b/debian/man/ntp.conf.5
index ef08c72..a0aea7d 100644
--- a/debian/man/ntp.conf.5
+++ b/debian/man/ntp.conf.5
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ indefinite repetition of the last item before the [ ... ].
Following is a description of the configuration commands in NTPv4. There are
two classes of commands, configuration commands that configure an association
-with a remote server, peer or reference clock, and auxilliary commands that
+with a remote server, peer or reference clock, and auxiliary commands that
specify environmental variables that control various related operations.
.SS "Configuration Commands"
The various modes are determined by the command keyword and the required IP
@@ -157,6 +157,11 @@ h). The minimum poll interval defaults to 6 (64 s), but can be decreased by
the minpoll option to a lower limit of 4 (16 s). These option are valid only
with the \fBserver\fR and \fBpeer\fR commands.
+.B mode \fIoption\fR
+Pass the \fIoption\fR to a reference clock driver, where \fIoption\fR
+is an integer in the range from 0 to 255, inclusive. This option is
+valid only with type r addresses.
.B noselect
Marks the server as unused, except for display purposes. The server is
discarded by the selection algorithm. This option is valid only with the
@@ -195,13 +200,10 @@ Specifies the version number to be used for outgoing NTP packets. Versions
1-4 are the choices, with version 4 the default. This option is valid only
with the \fBserver\fR, \fBpeer\fR and \fBbroadcast\fR commands.
-.B dynamic
-Allows a server/peer to be configured even if it is not reachable at
-configuration time. It is assumed that at some point in the future the
-network environment changes so that this server/peer can be reached. This
-option is useful to configure servers/peers on mobile systems with
-intermittent network access (e.g. wlan clients).
-.SS "Auxilliary Commands"
+.B xleave
+Operate in interleaved mode (symmetric and broadcast modes only). (see
+NTP Interleaved Modes)
+.SS "Auxiliary Commands"
.B broadcastclient \fR[\fBnovolley\fR]
This command enables reception of broadcast server messages to any local