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Re: [patches] please add timepps.h

On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 10:18:10 -0500
Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 05:01:33PM +0300, Alexander Gordeev wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > Can you please add timepps.h to eglibc? This header provides a
> > standardized PPSAPI interface (RFC-2783) on top of custom Linux
> > recently merged PPS implementation so libc should be the right
> > place for this file. It can be then directly used by ntp and chrony
> > time synchronization daemons after recompilation. Their respective
> > configure scripts should find and use it automatically.
> I don't think glibc/eglibc is the right place for this file.  GLIBC is
> principally an implementation of the library requirements of the C
> and POSIX / Single Unix standards; this is not part of those
> standards.

Didn't know that glibc implements only POSIX, thanks for the

> Why can't it be a separate package?  Debian, for instance, could
> easily have the ntp daemon build-depend on PPS support.

Sure, it can be.


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