Redwood City, CA - 2008/08/10 - The NTP Public Services Project
( is pleased to announce that NTP 4.2.4p5-RC2,
a Release Candidate of the NTP Reference Implementation from the
NTP Project, is now available at and

Bug Fixes:

* [Bug 450] Windows only: Under original Windows NT we must not discard the
wildcard socket to workaround a bug in NT's getsockname().
* [Bug 1038] Built-in getpass() function also prompts for password if
not built with DEBUG.
* [Bug 841] Obsolete the "dynamic" keyword and make deferred binding
to local interfaces the default.
Emit a warning if that keyword is used for configuration.

The file-size of this Release Candidate is 3440448 bytes. An MD5 sum
of this release is available at and

Please report any bugs, issues, or desired enhancements at

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Reference Implementation of NTP produced by the NTP Project