Using ntpdate(8) and UK time servers

Mark Ovens mark
Tue Sep 28 00:32:02 BST 1999


On Tue, Sep 28, 1999 at 12:01:09AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 26, 1999 at 11:56:44PM +0100, Mark Ovens wrote:
> > Given that my PC is standalone and not permanently connected to
> > the 'net would simply making the ntpdate binary setuid be a solution?
> 
> Unless you feel that your cat will find buffer overruns behind your back
> and make a hostile root takeover bid, then yes.
> 

Cat? What cat? I ain't got a cat. 2 kids yeah, but no cat. Guess
I safe to make ntpdate setuid then.

> -Dom

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