In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, "M. Warner Losh" writes
>In message: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>            Tony Finch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>: 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.
>Most filesystems store time as UTC anyway...

Actually, I tend to think these are in the minority, but most of
the non-UTC ones are of minor significance.

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