[LEAPSECS] How USB bugs are reported versus UTC
imp at bsdimp.com
Fri Aug 23 09:39:44 EDT 2013
On Aug 23, 2013, at 12:24 AM, mc235960 wrote:
> Le 23 août 2013 à 04:45, Warner Losh a écrit :
>> On Aug 22, 2013, at 8
>> Systems crashing, no matter the cause, is a big deal and is rightly classified as 'havoc' :) Especially when it happens seemingly at random. Leap seconds are an in-your-face event like resume, so the proximate cause, and the proper work arounds, aren't always readily apparent.
> I would hardly call something that is advertised a month in advance an "in your face event".
I should have said "are not". Leap seconds are this weird thing that somebody announces in the middle of summer or winter that happens in the middle of the following winter or summer... The fact that this random, seemingly tiny perturbation has caused kernel crashes and hangs is rightly called havoc...
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