On Fri, 2016-09-16 at 11:27 -0500, Nathaniel Beaver wrote: > Package: task-laptop > Version: 3.31+deb8u1 > Severity: wishlist > Tags: patch > > Hi, > > When I didn't have 'ntp' installed on my laptop, I found that the clock > drifted significantly from the true time. (It was almost four minutes > fast when I noticed it last fall!) > > To help other Debian users avoid this, I think adding ntp to the list of > recommended packages would be helpful. I've attached a patch that I > think does that.
We should install a minimal NTP client by default. Not ntp, it's far more complex than needed and (partly as a result of that) has a poor security record. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings All extremists should be taken out and shot.
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