[ntp:questions] ignoring leap second announcements

Tapio Sokura oh2kku at iki.fi
Sat Jul 5 20:18:16 UTC 2008

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> other times.  I believe that upcoming leap seconds are announced several 
> months in advance so it should not be to much of a problem to ENABLE on 
> the proper day and DISABLE after the deed is done.

Yeah, IERS just announced the next leap second, which will take place at 
the end of December 2008. Generally leap seconds are announced about six 
months before they are inserted, so you have plenty of time to prepare.


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