[ntp:questions] questions] How to insert a leap second with ntpq

David Lord snews at lordynet.org
Wed Jun 27 22:38:46 UTC 2012

David J Taylor wrote:
> Hi again David,
> I ran your Leap Trace program against my gps-based time servers and not 
> one is showing a leap second pending.  Not even this one that is 
> leap-second configured.
> GPSCON is showing a leap second pending on my HP Z3801.
> This is very mysterious.
> R
> ======================================
> Ron,
> I believe the requirement is for the indicator only to be active (i.e. 
> announced) 24 hours before the event.  Doubtless someone will confirm or 
> deny that.

$ ntpq -c rv


tai=34, leapsec=201207010000

Since the leap seconds files were added months ago.

David L

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