[LEAPSECS] Bulletin C and all that

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Tue Jan 27 17:42:34 EST 2015


Harlan Stenn wrote:
> Yes, there have been bugs (and shortcomings, or at least trade-offs)
> with leapsecond propagation in the NTP codebase over the decades.
> Upgrading software is a good thing.
> That can be "ancient release + patches" or "current supported software
> that has patches".
> Please see http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=2717320 for more
> information.

Thanks, this is a very nice overview on the history of NTP.

Anyway, we need to distinguish if there's a bug in the NTP code, or if 
ntpd just receives wrong data from faulty refclocks.


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