On Sat, 6 Jan 2007, M. Warner Losh wrote: > > OSes usually deal with timestamps all the time for various things. To > find out how much CPU to bill a process, to more mondane things. > Having to do all these gymnastics is going to hurt performance.
That's why leap second handling should be done in userland as part of the conversion from clock (scalar) time to civil (broken-down) time. Tony. -- f.a.n.finch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://dotat.at/ SOUTHEAST ICELAND: SOUTHWEST BECOMING CYCLONIC 5 TO 7, PERHAPS GALE 8 LATER. ROUGH TO HIGH. SQUALLY SHOWERS. MAINLY GOOD.