[ntp:questions] Is the use of the leap seconds mechanism mandatory?

Bartholome, Alain alain.bartholome at eads.com
Thu Feb 26 14:10:11 UTC 2009


Hi,

The primary reason why  I need NTP is the synchronization of the systems,
not the accuracy of time.

I need to simplify the maintenance of the systems as much as possible.

I would like to know if it is mandatory to use the leap seconds mechanism
and installing the up to date leap file in order to have ntpd working
smoothly.

Thanks for your answers.

 

Alain BARTHOLOMÉ

 




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