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

unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Tue May 29 05:15:04 UTC 2012

On 2012-05-29, Alan J Rosenthal <flaps at dgp.toronto.edu> wrote:
> 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)

I believe it occurs at the second before 00:00:00 (ie, whatever happens,
it finishes at that time)

> 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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