We need to test leap smearing :)

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Thu Dec 22 02:25:36 UTC 2022

Yo Fred!

On Wed, 21 Dec 2022 18:21:39 -0800 (PST)
Fred Wright via devel <devel at ntpsec.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 21 Dec 2022, Hal Murray via devel wrote:
> > Does anybody use it?
> > Do any distros build with it enabled?
> > Should we add an "#warn untested" to the code?  
> If some systems need leap-smeared time to get around bugs in their
> code, they should be free to implement an *internal* leap-smeared
> timescale. But leap smearing on the wire is an abomination that ought
> to be expressly prohibited.


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