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Bug 755176 - net-misc/openntpd-6.2_p3-r2: uses "" for constraints
Summary: net-misc/openntpd-6.2_p3-r2: uses "" for constraints
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal trivial (vote)
Assignee: Paul B. Henson
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-11-17 23:09 UTC by tharvik
Modified: 2020-12-03 08:23 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description tharvik 2020-11-17 23:09:24 UTC
In /etc/ntpd.conf, the default is to uses constraints from "". Can the default be changed to "" as to avoid pinging some GAFAM each time it is updating?

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. emerge =net-misc/openntpd-6.2_p3-r2
2. optionally dispatch-conf
3. grep google /etc/ntpd.conf
Actual Results:  
Yield some match

Expected Results:  
Yield no match
Comment 1 Paul B. Henson 2020-12-03 01:34:44 UTC
I think the infrastructure behind is a bit more extensive than that of, which is why openbsd uses it as a default. No matter where in the world you are you're likely to have a short hop to a reliable google farm.

It's a default, you can always change it. I'm not sure what you're talking about regarding it switching back to google on every upgrade? The config file should be under CONFIG_PROTECT purview, it won't be overwritten unless you do it yourself...
Comment 2 Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2020-12-03 08:23:11 UTC
Isn't Google banned in China?