[Pool] Leap second is coming

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Sun Apr 19 17:46:04 UTC 2015


>> The leap insert/delete apply to the end of the current day.
> If I understand the spec (section 7.3 of RFC5905) correctly, the leap
> indicator refers to the last minute of the *last day* of the current month. 

Thanks for the correction.  I confused two steps.

The NTP exchange has a month to distribute the leap info.

On the last day of the month, NTP will tell the kernel and the kernel will 
leap at the end of the day.


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