NTP users are strongly urged to take immediate action to ensure that their NTP daemons are not susceptible to being used in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Please also take this opportunity to defeat denial-of-service attacks by implementing Ingress and Egress filtering through BCP38.
ntp-4.2.8p15 was released on 23 June 2020. It addresses 1 medium-severity security issue in ntpd, and provides 13 non-security bugfixes over 4.2.8p13.
Are you using Autokey in production? If so, please contact Harlan - he's got some questions for you.
Related Topics: DocumentationNotes
Dave has been maintaining the entire body of documentation as html pages.
There are certain sets of pages he is willing to let others maintain.
Dave wants the entire body documentation to be available in HTML format.
The documentation need not be in HTML for its source form, but one of the presentation forms must be HTML.
In addition to providing robust command-line processing and documentation, GNU AutoGen
has rudimentary support for being the "source" for producing documentation in man and
A useful variety of presentation forms can be generated from the
AutoGen and NTP Documentation
As a result of the GSoC projects that improved GNU AutoGen, we are now able to produce more of the NTP-related documentation from the
We can produce manual pages with either
Additionally, since the "legacy" installation directories are unacceptable for a growing number of people,
some will want any given NTP-related manual page installed in a "section" different from another OS, we need to offer people a way (mechanism) to specify these (policy) choices on a per-program basis.
See the GenLocInfo
page for more information about:
- how to specify where a program gets installed
- what manual section it uses
- which manual tag format should be installed
- how to specify cross-references to other NTP commands
Harlan was talking to
) who recommended docbook, and said that installing the tools on Fedora is Really Easy.
Other items we care about include: