[ntp:questions] Leap second to be introduced in June
nomail at example.com
Sun Jan 11 21:56:44 UTC 2015
Michael Moroney <moroney at world.std.spaamtrap.com> wrote:
> If I have a system synchronized with a public NTP source, which is
> synchronized with an atomic clock that provides leap second info, and
> I am watching carefully, what will happen when the leap second hits? Will
> my system suddenly find its clock off by 1 second and slowly drift to
> the accurate time provided by the NTP server?
That depends on what kind of system it is.
Carefully designed systems will do the right thing.
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