On Sun, 7 Jan 2007, Rob Seaman wrote: > > It's not the correct time under the current standard if the > timekeeping model doesn't implement leap seconds correctly. I don't > think this is an impossible expectation, see http:// > www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/exec.html, starting with the Levine and > Mills PTTI paper.
As http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/leap.html shows, NTP (with kernel support) is designed to stop the clock over the leap second, which I don't call "correct". Without kernel support it behaves like a "pinball machine" (according to Mills). Tony. -- f.a.n.finch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://dotat.at/ SOUTHEAST ICELAND: CYCLONIC 6 TO GALE 8, BECOMING VARIABLE 4 FOR A TIME. ROUGH OR VERY ROUGH. OCCASIONAL RAIN OR WINTRY SHOWERS. MODERATE OR GOOD.