Re: cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_tc.c

From: Wilko Bulte <wkb_at_freebie.xs4all.nl>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 00:36:33 +0200
On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 11:12:40PM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <xzpfzlw7dj3.fsf_at_dwp.des.no>, Dag-Erling =?iso-8859-1?q?Sm=F8rgrav?=
>  writes:
> >Warner Losh <imp_at_FreeBSD.org> writes:
> >>   There will very likely be no leap seconds for a while, given how the
> >>   earth is speeding up and slowing down, so there will be plenty of time
> >>   for this fix to propigate.  UT1-UTC is currently at "about -0.4s" and
> >>   decrementing by .1s every 8 months or so.  6 * 8 is 48 months, or 4
> >>   years.
> >
> >Not necessarily; UT1-UTC is required to be within +/- 0.9s, so a leap
> >second might be introduced early to avoid crossing the -0.9s barrier.
> 
> They've promised not to do that.

/me reboots /dev/universe to resync the clock ;)

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