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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/13] Time: Reduced NTP Rework (part 2)

    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.

    bye, Roman
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