On Jan 6, 2007, at 16:18, M. Warner Losh wrote:

Unfortunately, the kernel has to have a notion of time stepping around
a leap-second if it implements ntp.  There's no way around that that
isn't horribly expensive or difficult to code.  The reasons for the
kernel's need to know have been enumerated elsewhere...

Presumably it only needs to know the next leap-second to do this, not
the whole known table?

Ashley Yakeley

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