On Sat, 6 Jan 2007, Ashley Yakeley wrote: > > Presumably it only needs to know the next leap-second to do this, not > the whole known table?
Kernels sometimes need to deal with historical timestamps (principally from the filesystem) so it'll need a full table to be able to convert between POSIX time and atomic time for compatibility purposes. Tony. -- f.a.n.finch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://dotat.at/ SHANNON ROCKALL MALIN: MAINLY WEST OR SOUTHWEST 6 TO GALE 8, OCCASIONALLY SEVERE GALE 9. VERY ROUGH OR HIGH. RAIN OR SHOWERS. MODERATE OR GOOD.