F-ckin Leap Seconds, how do they work?

Saku Ytti saku at ytti.fi
Tue Jul 3 09:31:03 UTC 2012

On (2012-07-03 01:54 -0700), Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:

> kernel time, why do we do it with leapseconds?  We should really move
> the leapseconds correction into the display routines like DST and

Yes. TAI time natively and presentation uses leap lookup tables to convert
to UTC.
Unixtime is not monotonously increasing which is incredibly broken by


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