[ntp:questions] When can I get leap second indicator by ntpq

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Fri Mar 7 10:36:39 UTC 2014

Michael Tatarinov writes:
> 2014-03-07 13:52 GMT+04:00, Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>:
> > Williams Catherine writes:
> >> Hi ,
> >> I want to know when I can get the leap second indicator by tool ntpq.
> >> I'm not sure how long time before the leap second happen the NTP server
> >> can
> >> send the leap second indictaor.
> >>
> >> Could you tell us?
> >
> > Up to a month in advance.
> but not ntp4.2.7, it's up to a day.

Thanks, Mike!

And now I'm remembering a bug about the ACTS driver in that it can
lengthen the poll interval to just over a day, which means the system
would miss the announcement.

Do we need to change something?


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