Name rdate
Version 1.5
Summary Tool for getting the date/time from a remote machine.
Description The rdate utility retrieves the date and time from another machine on your network, using the protocol described in RFC 868. If you run rdate as root, it will set your machine local time to the time of the machine that you queried.
Section Applications/System
License GPLv2
Recipe file recipes-connectivity/rdate/
Layer meta-networking (sumo branch)
  • autotools
  • siteconfig
  • siteinfo
  • autoconf-native
  • automake-native
  • gnu-config-native
  • libtool-cross
  • libtool-native



Patch Status
rdate/0001-src-rdate-Fix-printf-format-errors.patch Submitted
rdate/0001-rdate-define-logwtmp-on-libc-glibc.patch Unknown

Other branches

This recipe in other branches of meta-networking:

Branch Recipe
master rdate 1.5
scarthgap (Yocto Project 5.0) rdate 1.5
nanbield (Yocto Project 4.3) rdate 1.5
mickledore (Yocto Project 4.2) rdate 1.5
langdale (Yocto Project 4.1) rdate 1.5
kirkstone (Yocto Project 4.0) rdate 1.5
honister (Yocto Project 3.4) rdate 1.5
hardknott (Yocto Project 3.3) rdate 1.5
gatesgarth (Yocto Project 3.2) rdate 1.5
dunfell (Yocto Project 3.1) rdate 1.5
zeus (Yocto Project 3.0) rdate 1.5
warrior (Yocto Project 2.7) rdate 1.5
thud (Yocto Project 2.6) rdate 1.5
sumo (Yocto Project 2.5) rdate 1.5 (this recipe)
rocko (Yocto Project 2.4) rdate 1.5