[ntp:questions] Leap seconds

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Wed Jan 19 20:01:53 UTC 2005


At 5:46 PM -0200 2005-01-19, Alain wrote:

>  What happens when a leap second is inserted or removed in UTC? Will it
>  be the same on my NTP client machine or will it be skewed?

	It's handled automatically.  You don't have to do anything.

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