[ntp:questions] Updating the leapseconds file -- how to signal ntpd

Michael Tatarinov kukabu at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 04:22:08 UTC 2013

I know only one way.
ntpq -c 'config: leapfile LEAPFILE"

2013/1/26, Garrett Wollman <wollman at bimajority.org>:
> I'm using my configuration-management system to distribute a
> leapseconds file for ntpd.  After the system installs the new file,
> what does it need to do for ntpd to recognize that the file has
> changed?  (It is obviously undesirable to simply restart a stratum-1
> ntpd; I'm looking for the mechanism that ntpd expects managers to
> use, if there is any.)
> -GAWollman
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