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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/13] Time: Reduced NTP Rework (part 2)
    On 5 Dec 2005 at 11:35, Roman Zippel wrote:

    > Hi,
    >
    > On Fri, 2 Dec 2005, George Anzinger wrote:
    >
    > > In a discusson aroung the leapsecond and how to disable it (some folks don't
    > > want the time jump) it came to light that, for the most part, this is unused
    > > code. It requires that time be kept in UST to be useful and, from what I can
    > > tell, most folks keep time in their local timezone, thus, effectively,
    > > disableing the usage of the leapsecond correction (ntp figures this out and
    > > just says "no"). Possibly it is time to ask if we should keep this in the
    > > kernel at all.
    >
    > I'm thinking about moving the leap second handling to a timer, with the
    > new timer system it would be easy to set a timer for e.g. 23:59.59 and
    > then set the time. This way it would be gone from the common path and it
    > wouldn't matter that much anymore whether it's used or not.

    Will the timer solution guarantee consistent and exact updates?

    Regards,
    Ulrich

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