[Pool] Off by a second leap second failures
philip at gladstonefamily.net
Thu Jul 16 02:37:10 UTC 2015
On 15-Jul-2015 12:44, Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
> The NTPv4 RFC is ambiguous on this point, there is "last minute of the
> day has 61 seconds" and also "last minute of the current month". I
> think it's meant to be only the last day, i.e. what the current
> versions of ntpd do. Allowing the leap to be announced in whole month,
> as we can see with ntp versions before 4.2.6, was a bad idea.
Is there an official recommendation on what to do with the leap second
bits? In particular for implementations that are not based on the
standard NTP code.
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