FreeBSD handles leapsecond correctly

John-Mark Gurney gurney_j at
Tue Jan 3 16:37:00 PST 2006

Carlos Amengual wrote this message on Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 01:24 +0100:
> John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> >so, the only fix for a sextant is a new table of numbers...  don't
> >forget the tables HAVE to be updated for precisely the reason leap
> >seconds are inserted...
> It is not only an update, it is a change in the tables themselves. And 
> sidereal time would no longer be sidereal time.

I mean how they are currently updated each year, not updated to use a
new time scale..

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