[ntp:questions] Reference clock driver for /dev/rtc

Miroslav Lichvar mlichvar at redhat.com
Tue Jun 29 11:53:36 UTC 2010


On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 05:29:49PM +0000, David L. Mills wrote:
> Linux users should be told the incompatibility with the
> ntp_gettimeofday() call means the TAI-UTC offset feature provided by
> the NIST leapseconds file and the Autokey protocol will be
> unavailable. This is most important for NASA/JPL users when
> converting to and from UTC and TAI and eventually to TDB for deep
> space missions.

The offset is available in the adjtimex structure, so with some
patching it should work on Linux too.

-- 
Miroslav Lichvar




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