[ntp:questions] leap second happens on...

Alan J Rosenthal flaps at dgp.toronto.edu
Tue May 29 01:00:37 UTC 2012

Marco Marongiu <brontolinux at gmail.com> writes:
>The question is: does it happen at 00:00:00 UTC (so it must be shifted
>ahead/behind depending on the timezone)

Yes...  imagine how gnarly it would be if two timezones normally (say) 7200
seconds apart were temporarily 7201 or 7199 seconds apart!

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