daytime is a program that can get the current time from "daytime" (RFC-867), "time" (rfc-868), "nist daytime", or HTTP servers. It only uses the TCP versions of these protocols. It can set the system or hardware clocks from the retrieved time.
|Tags||nist Time daytime synchronization Clock|
|Operating Systems||POSIX (GNU/Linux)|
Release Notes: This release adds a daemon mode. Daytime can now run persistently in the background, receive and send SNTP broadcasts, and make SNTP broadcasts to multiple networks. Bugfixes have been made.
Release Notes: This release supports broadcasting the system's time using SNTP broadcasts. A stupid compilation error has been fixed.
Release Notes: Fixes for embarrassing 'failure to compile' issues.
Release Notes: NTP time lookups have been added (only SNTP, so only accurate to a second or so). The output has been changed to 'asctime' format to be more compatible with 'date'. There are Makefile improvements, etc.