[Pool] Leap second is coming

Roel Wagenaar roel at wagenaar.nu
Mon May 4 06:20:53 UTC 2015

Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org> wrote:

> ntpd does not look at remote files.  If ntpd is configured with a local
> leapseconds file it will look at the timestamp of that file and auto-reload
> it.

It was my intention to look for a new file after this file is outdated, it
states to be valid until 2015-12-28.

> The ntp-4.2.8 distribution has a script in it called update-leap and a cron
> job is your friend.

I'm on Debian 8, so ntpd is version  4.2.6p5, will this script work with this

> That script probably needs more portability testing.
> Please check it out and submit patches with any bug reports about it. If all
> you can do is submit a bug report that's OK too.

I'll download the 4.2.8 distribution and have alook at the script.


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