[ntp:questions] How to insert a leap second with ntpq
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Thu Jun 21 09:31:06 UTC 2012
ZHOU.Jun <dimotion.zhou at gmail.com> wrote:
> 在 2012年6月21日星期四UTC+8下午2时32分31秒，Harlan Stenn写道：
>> Zhou Xiansheng,
>> > I found that my ntp version is 3-5.93e which is before 4.2.6
>> > So I should use the method 6.14.2. NTP Versions before 4.2.6 right?
>> 3-5.93e is *very* old for software:
>> It is NTP3 code, not NTP4. Probably from the spring or summer of 1997.
>> Is it difficult to upgrade to newer software?
> Yes, because this version is used by our costumers.
> I have to be in line with them.
Why do you worry about small issues like a leapsecond when you tolerate
your customers to use software as old as that? First things first!
You know what? At the leapsecond time, everything will shake a bit
but within an hour or so everyone again agrees what the correct time
is and all servers are synced again.
We know that from previous experience.
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