[OpenAFS] SuSe-RPMs

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Fri, 28 Sep 2001 16:40:51 -0400 (EDT)

On 28 Sep 2001, Russ Allbery wrote:

> 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
> skews).

Suggestion on the table from Jim is add a -settime option and make
-nosettime a no-op. 

Does anyone have arguments against this?