Installation of NTP wording
derek at pointerstop.ca
Tue Nov 10 00:28:28 GMT 2009
Kevin Hunter wrote:
> At 9:04am -0500 Mon, 09 Nov 2009, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> While I agree that the package description should be more complete, I
>> have a problem with this being "scary". End-users neither need nor, imo,
>> should install ntp. The ntpdate installed by default should do the job.
> Erm, unless I'm mistaken -- and I probably am
> -- ntpdate is not installed by default,
$ apt-cache rdepends ntpdate
> or it's not enabled by default. That's why you
> have to manually change "Configuration" to "Keep synchronized with
> Internet servers" (System -> Administration -> Time & Date).
And that is harder than installing ntp? My experience was that I never had
to change that configuration, anyway.
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