11.0 with base ntpd daily leapfile problem

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 20 15:13:13 UTC 2016

On Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:31:15 +0100
Matthew Seaman wrote:

  If you enable
> 'daily_ntpd_avoid_congestion' in your periodic.conf (it's enabled by
> default) then it may cause your daily period scripts to take hours
> longer to complete each day (although most of that time will be taken
> up by the process sleeping).

It wont hold-up periodic because it's done in the background. 

A reason for turning it off is that the length of the delay
means that on machines that are frequently rebooted or aren't
always on, the file may expire before it's replaced.      

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