[ntp:questions] Re: ntp servers reporting leap second erroneously?

Greg Hennessy greg.hennessy at tantalus.no-ip.org
Sat Oct 15 00:33:24 UTC 2005


On 2005-10-14, David L. Mills <mills at udel.edu> wrote:
> The leap warning bit is exchanged in the NTP subnet exactly following 
> announcement by NIST. The announcement can be made up to six months in 
> advance of the leap event. Every NTP client and server on this planet 
> and beyond should show the leap to be inserted.

How does NTP tell if the leap second is to added on Dec 31, Jun 30,
Sep 30th or Mar 31st?




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