[LEAPSECS] any other parties?

Nero Imhard nimh at pipe.nl
Mon Jul 9 08:10:42 EDT 2012

Zefram wrote:

> isn't very celebratory. A friend of mine has suggested that one should

> celebrate a leap second the NTP/Unix way, by repeating whatever one did

> in the previous second

Is that really the Unix way? I always thought that "proper"
implementations didn't step back, but paused the time for a second at

:59:59 (while still having subsequent calls of gettimeofday return

increasing values by adding microseconds as needed). Do I recall


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