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Source code changes of the file "sntp/invoke-sntp.texi" between
ntp-4.2.8p14.tar.gz and ntp-4.2.8p15.tar.gz

About: NTP is the the Official Reference Implementation of the Network Time Protocol (NTP) that synchronize the clocks of computers over a network.

invoke-sntp.texi  (ntp-4.2.8p14):invoke-sntp.texi  (ntp-4.2.8p15)
@node sntp Invocation @node sntp Invocation
@section Invoking sntp @section Invoking sntp
@pindex sntp @pindex sntp
@cindex standard Simple Network Time Protocol client program @cindex standard Simple Network Time Protocol client program
@ignore @ignore
# #
# EDIT THIS FILE WITH CAUTION (invoke-sntp.texi) # EDIT THIS FILE WITH CAUTION (invoke-sntp.texi)
# #
# It has been AutoGen-ed March 3, 2020 at 05:40:02 PM by AutoGen 5.18.5 # It has been AutoGen-ed June 23, 2020 at 02:19:36 AM by AutoGen 5.18.5
# From the definitions sntp-opts.def # From the definitions sntp-opts.def
# and the template file agtexi-cmd.tpl # and the template file agtexi-cmd.tpl
@end ignore @end ignore
@code{sntp} @code{sntp}
can be used as an SNTP client to query a NTP or SNTP server and either display can be used as an SNTP client to query a NTP or SNTP server and either display
the time or set the local system's time (given suitable privilege). It can be the time or set the local system's time (given suitable privilege). It can be
run as an interactive command or from a run as an interactive command or from a
@code{cron} @code{cron}
job. job.
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The text printed is the same whether selected with the @code{help} option The text printed is the same whether selected with the @code{help} option
(@option{--help}) or the @code{more-help} option (@option{--more-help}). @code{ more-help} will print (@option{--help}) or the @code{more-help} option (@option{--more-help}). @code{ more-help} will print
the usage text by passing it through a pager program. the usage text by passing it through a pager program.
@code{more-help} is disabled on platforms without a working @code{more-help} is disabled on platforms without a working
@code{fork(2)} function. The @code{PAGER} environment variable is @code{fork(2)} function. The @code{PAGER} environment variable is
used to select the program, defaulting to @file{more}. Both will exit used to select the program, defaulting to @file{more}. Both will exit
with a status code of 0. with a status code of 0.
@exampleindent 0 @exampleindent 0
@example @example
sntp - standard Simple Network Time Protocol client program - Ver. 4.2.8p14 sntp - standard Simple Network Time Protocol client program - Ver. 4.2.8p15
Usage: sntp [ -<flag> [<val>] | --<name>[@{=| @}<val>] ]... \ Usage: sntp [ -<flag> [<val>] | --<name>[@{=| @}<val>] ]... \
[ hostname-or-IP ...] [ hostname-or-IP ...]
Flg Arg Option-Name Description Flg Arg Option-Name Description
-4 no ipv4 Force IPv4 DNS name resolution -4 no ipv4 Force IPv4 DNS name resolution
- prohibits the option 'ipv6' - prohibits the option 'ipv6'
-6 no ipv6 Force IPv6 DNS name resolution -6 no ipv6 Force IPv6 DNS name resolution
- prohibits the option 'ipv4' - prohibits the option 'ipv4'
-a Num authentication Enable authentication with the key auth-keynumber -a Num authentication Enable authentication with the key auth-keynumber
-b Str broadcast Listen to the address specified for broadcast time sync -b Str broadcast Listen to the address specified for broadcast time sync
- may appear multiple times - may appear multiple times
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