Re: [chrony-users] Indication / notification that chrony is synched with an ntp source successfully using chronyc

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On Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 01:30:52PM +0000, Philipp Hofstetter wrote:
> If we somehow could recognize that there was a time correction with a bigger value than the one configured in the makestep config (1s in our case), we would then know that there was a time step and react appropriately (e.g. restart our daemons). That is then independent of the number of time synchronizations configured for makestep.
> Could the tracking log be used to see that information? Does column 7 ("The estimated local offset at the epoch..") or column 11 ("The remaining offset correction from the previous update") hold that information?

The difference between column 7 and 11 is the value that's compared
with the step threshold.

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