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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.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  09 Nov 2012 12:14

    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.

    •  22 May 2012 13:07

      Release Notes: This release supports broadcasting the system's time using SNTP broadcasts. A stupid compilation error has been fixed.

      •  19 Jan 2012 10:58

        Release Notes: Fixes for embarrassing 'failure to compile' issues.

        •  17 Jan 2012 19:02

          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.


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