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            Tony Finch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
: On Sat, 6 Jan 2007, M. Warner Losh wrote:
: >
: > Unfortunately, the kernel has to have a notion of time stepping around
: > a leap-second if it implements ntp.
: Surely ntpd could be altered to isolate the kernel from ntp's broken
: timescale (assuming the kernel has an atomic seconds count timescale)

ntpd is the one that mandates it.

One could use an atomic scale in the kernel, but nobody that I'm aware
of does.


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