[ntp:questions] 1s offset

David Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Thu Mar 7 17:51:46 UTC 2013

On 07/03/2013 17:36, unruh wrote:
>> Yes, it /should/ be the same second, but it depends on how NTP may, or
>> may not, round the value 0.6, for example.  I haven't looked at the code
>> to check the actual behaviour.
> It does not round the time value. It uses it all ( to themicrosecond).

If converting a seconds+fraction number to seconds, it must either round 
or truncate.  It's converting a 64-bit number to a 32-bit one, 
effectively, when determining the nearest second.
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