[ntp:questions] Ruh, roh. Leap Second?

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Jul 3 07:34:05 UTC 2008


David L. Mills wrote:
> Martin,
> There can be a disconnect of serveral months between some gimmick in the
> development branch and when it appears on supermarket shelves; 

Of course.

> however, 
> the current version does explicitly announce impending leaps in the
> protostats file and does take a vote among the sources on whether to
> mark the calendar for a leap. All this is overridden if the NIST
> leapseconds file is present.

Understood. However, does it also write to the log file from *which*
source(s) a leap second announcement has been received?

Martin Burnicki

Meinberg Funkuhren
Bad Pyrmont

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