SIGHUP catcher, issue #78

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Sun Jul 10 11:03:09 UTC 2016

Hal Murray <hmurray at>:
> We should get a chance to test the new leap file stuff soon.  It's time for a 
> new one.  Besides, a day or two ago, the news said they announced one for the 
> end of this year so we'll get to test the run time too.

Gary, we should ship an GPSD release with the expected leapsecond in its table
sometime soon so we don't have to be in a rush at year end.

> I think there is a script to fetch a new leap file.  This could be added to 
> it.
> For logrotate on Linux, you can put a fragment like
> this in /etc/logrotate.d/ntpd
> /var/log/ntp/ntpd.log {
>     monthly
>     postrotate
>       /usr/bin/killall -HUP ntpd
>     endscript
>     rotate 9999
> }

Please add that to the distribution etc directory with an explanatory comment.
		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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