Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 246568
Man page for ntpd specifies -c option which requires absolute path.
Last modified: 2013-04-12 15:13:00 EDT
Description of problem:
The man page for ntpd specifies that the -c option requires a path to the
configuration file. This must be absolute.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. cd /tmp
2. ntpd -c "../etc/ntpd.conf"
3. Config file options dont take affect
Non absolute paths are ignored.
The man page to document this.
Patch for man page incoming.
*** Bug 250529 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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