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

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Wed Jan 4 21:39:32 UTC 2006


Harlan Stenn wrote:

>Richard wrote:
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>>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.
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>New bug reports as well as progress on them and their resolution are sent to
>the bugs@ mailing list.
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>I'd be happy to hear of ideas on how we can disseminate this information
>better.
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>H
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What's wrong with posting a brief summary plus the URL for the full 
report to this newsgroup/list?  I'm not sure that every bug should be 
reported here; but if it's a serious bug AND if there is a fix or 
workaround available, people should know about it.




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