[LEAPSECS] [time-nuts] Leap second to be introduced at midnight UTC December 31 this year

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Fri Jul 22 06:23:47 EDT 2016

Martin Burnicki <martin.burnicki at burnicki.net> wrote:
> IMO a better approach would be to let the system time run on TAI, and do
> the conversion to UTC, and local time in the next step, by runtime
> libraries.

The kernel needs to know UTC for things like filesystem timestamps.

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