Leap second tonight

Jasper Bryant-Greene jasper at unleash.co.nz
Wed Dec 31 17:27:36 CST 2008


Since leap seconds apply to UTC, won't the leap second be in about 22  
minutes?

-jasper

On 1/01/2009, at 11:41 AM, Kevin Day wrote:

>
> Just a reminder that there's a leap second tonight.
>
> Last time I watched for what happened on 01/01/2006, there was a  
> little bit of chaos: http://markmail.org/message/cpoj3jw5onzhhjkr?q=%22kevin+day%22+leap+second+reminder+nanog&page=1&refer=cnkxb3iv7sls5axu
>
> I've been told that some of the causes of these problems are fixed  
> on any reasonably recent ntp distribution, but just in case, you  
> might wanna keep an eye out if you're seeing any weirdness. The  
> worst damage I'd heard from anyone after that event was their clock  
> being significantly off for several hours.
>
> -- Kevin
>
>

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