[ntp:questions] Re: What went wrong with the leap second

Rob van der Putten rob at sput.nl
Wed Jan 4 15:51:44 UTC 2006

Hi there

"Richard B. Gilbert" wrote:

> Don't count on it!  The Motorola Oncore driver in nptd 4.2.0 failed to
> handle the leap second correctly.  There was a bug logged in Bugzilla
> and a patch was available but if there was an announcement, I missed it.
> It looks as if about half the world fumbled the leap second somehow!

Yes, but right now there is a lot of first hand experience of what does and
what doesn't work.

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