Bug#400390: [pkg-ntp-maintainers] Bug#400390: Please have ntp installed by default in the standard task

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Sun Nov 26 12:29:10 UTC 2006

Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 26, 2006 at 10:00:30AM +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> Olaf van der Spek wrote:
>>> Could you have ntp installed by default on a Debian install?
>> This is not up to the package maintainers.  You need to talk to the 
>> Debian installer group.
> The debian installer group already said that it's not them who decide
> such things.  I think we need to convince ftp-master, or debian-devel.
> However, I'm not sure that the ntp is a package that should be installed
> by default, or atleast not run as a daemon by default.
> Something that runs ntpdate (or ntpd -q -g) regularly, or some sntp
> client, could make more sense for a default.

What are the advantages of ntpd or ntpdate?

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