[chrony-users] chrony-2.4-pre1 released

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The first prerelease for chrony-2.4 is now available.

The sources can be downloaded here:

MD5 and SHA1 sums:
519369f517b57a45db3a4f6ec6281fd0  chrony-2.4-pre1.tar.gz
055010ec78e7bf1d09cd6f763e9fcf628095ccaf  chrony-2.4-pre1.tar.gz

Changes since version 2.3:

* Add orphan option to local directive for orphan mode compatible with ntpd
* Add distance option to local directive to set activation threshold
  (1 second by default)
* Add maxdrift directive to set maximum allowed drift of system clock
* Try to replace NTP sources exceeding maximum distance
* Randomise source replacement to avoid getting stuck with bad sources
* Randomise selection of sources from pools on start
* Ignore reference timestamp as ntpd doesn't always set it correctly
* Modify tracking report to use same values as seen by NTP clients
* Add -c option to chronyc to write reports in CSV format
* Provide detailed manual pages

Bug fixes
* Fix SOCK refclock to work correctly when not specified as last refclock
* Fix initstepslew and -q/-Q options to accept time from own NTP clients
* Fix crash on exit when multiple signals are received
* Fix conversion of very small floating-point numbers in command packets

Removed features
* Drop documentation in Texinfo format

Miroslav Lichvar

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