[ntp:questions] leap second warning bits in practice

Miroslav Lichvar mlichvar at redhat.com
Wed May 13 11:23:43 UTC 2015


On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 11:44:37AM +0200, Marco Marongiu wrote:
> I understand that the leap second is not armed in the kernel if only the
> warning is set. Rather, it seems that the warning is used by a client to
> understand if it should believe its upstreams when they claim there will
> be a leap second by this month.
> 
> I think my interpretation is correct but I'd really appreciate if
> someone could either confirm or clarify, so that I/we know exactly what
> to expect.

I'm not sure what exactly are you asking here. Do you see in your
testing or the source code something different from what is described
in the document?

-- 
Miroslav Lichvar


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