[TUHS] Leap Second

Joerg Schilling schily at schily.net
Wed Jan 4 01:29:23 AEST 2017


Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> wrote:

> sds <stephen.strowes at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Important question: did anybody have an "exciting" new year because of a leap
> > second bug?
>
> I've been collecting failure reports on the LEAPSECS list

https://blog.cloudflare.com/how-and-why-the-leap-second-affected-cloudflare-dns/

"go" seems to have a related bug.

BTW: The POSIX standard intentionally does not include leap seconds in the UNIX 
time interface as it seems that this would cause more problems than it claims 
to fix.

Jörg

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