[LEAPSECS] Coding this week, and a trick for timeouts over leap seconds.
ashtongj at comcast.net
Sat Oct 1 12:43:13 EDT 2011
It would be OK if
- the "heartbeats" occur much more frequently than 1 per second
- the 1 second without a heartbeat criteria is arbitrary, and causing
a false alarm because the actual period without a heartbeat is,
for example, 998 ms.
On 10/1/2011 12:23 PM, Paul Sheer wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-10-01 at 09:32 -0400, Gerard Ashton wrote:
>> Perhaps one of the systems has, [...]
> Smearing/UTC-SLS doesn't cause the heartbeats to stop being sent for a
> full second. It will, at most cause the heartbeats to change by a few
> milliseconds - which doesn't break anything for this case. Isn't that
> the point of smearing?
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