4.2.4 Release Announcement

Last update: June 28, 2022 21:06 UTC (1f97faf40)

The NTP Public Services Project is pleased to announce that NTP 4.2.4, a Stable Release of the NTP Reference Implementation from the NTP Project, is now available.

The focus of this Stable Release is enhancements and bug fixes.

Please report any bugs, issues, or desired enhancements.

Changes in this release

Dynamic interface rescanning was added to simplify the use of ntpd in conjunction with DHCP. GNU AutoGen is used for its command-line options processing. Separate PPS devices are supported for PARSE refclocks, MD5 signatures are now provided for the release files. Drivers have been added for some new ref-clocks and have been removed for some older ref-clocks. This release also includes other improvements, documentation and bug fixes.

K&R C is no longer supported as of NTP-4.2.4. We are now aiming for ANSI C support.