[OpenAFS] SuSe-RPMs

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
28 Sep 2001 13:38:02 -0700

Jeffrey Hutzelman <jhutz@cmu.edu> writes:

> The alternative, which I believe is preferable, is to _always_ provide
> -nosettime unless the user explicitly sets an option in
> /etc/sysconfig/afs which requests that AFS handle time synchronization.
> The rationale for this is that as only one of many applications that
> desire authentication and/or synchronized time, AFS has no business
> messing with the clock.

I'm in favor of this approach, particularly given that AFS doesn't do that
good of a job of setting the clock (I believe it always jumps and never

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>