[ntp:questions] Purpose of a leap second file?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Thu Feb 16 07:25:15 UTC 2012


> Perhaps having this file would avoid such difficulties?  Where would I 
> place the file for FreeBSD, and can Windows use it?
>
> Cheers,
> David

Ah, I found the instructions about using the file:

  http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Support/ConfiguringNTP#Section_6.14.

I had the impression, falsely, from the way people were talking that it 
was an OS thing, and not an NTP thing.

Still don't know if Windows supports it.  I also see that entry format is 
different for the current entry compared to all previous, so I hope the 
white-space count isn't important....

Cheers,
David 



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