hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Sun Jan 14 22:13:03 UTC 2018
paul at anastrophe.com said:
> That's ultimately kind of discouraging/sad. Clock discipline is a crucial
> service - we know that by the very existence and need for NTPsec! You would
> expect that players - whether big or small - would come to consensus (is
> that a pun?) on how best to deal with leapsecs before just starting to
> smear them wily-nily. Geez.
There is a long track record of nasty bugs in critical code being discovered
by leap seconds.
Smearing is a hack. But it works if you don't need accurate time.
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