Is the FreeBSD clock UTC or TAI?
freebsd at bitfreak.org
Fri Jan 2 02:11:54 UTC 2009
This came up during discussion of leap seconds and why UTC and TAI are
different. My question is, does FreeBSD's internal clock use UTC or TAI
for timekeeping? That is, is wallclock calculated from an exact count
of the number of seconds since epoch (TAI), then adjusted with a leap
seconds table to match UTC, or does it internally use UTC and have code
to deal with the ambiguous seconds that occur at each leap second?
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