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SubjectRe: Bug: Status/Summary of slashdot leap-second crash on new years 2008-2009
> - zoneinfo is for offset from UTC, leap seconds are changes in UTC

If you two would stop throwing toys at each other and read the glibc
documentation and source you might get somewhere.

> - the standards say that time() returns seconds since the epoch in UTC
> _except_ explicity NOT including leap seconds

Glibc has timezone support for both leap second inclusive ("right" as
it calls them) and posix time offsets.

Alan


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