Re: [dhcwg] [ntpwg] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-ogud-dhc-udp-time-option-01.txt

Kurt Roeckx <kurt@roeckx.be> Tue, 03 December 2013 12:49 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dhcwg] [ntpwg] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-ogud-dhc-udp-time-option-01.txt
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On Mon, Dec 02, 2013 at 08:47:01AM -0500, Olafur Gudmundsson wrote:
> 
> The reason for time_t is the dhcp-client can feed that directly into following call:
> 	 settimeofday(const struct timeval *tp, const struct timezone *tzp)

I don't think that is something we want every dhcp client to do.
If ntpd is running you really don't want something else to change
the time.


Kurt