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SubjectRe: [PATCH 8/8] handle leap second via timer
On Sat, 15 Mar 2008 04:18:39 +0100 (CET)
Roman Zippel <> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Fri, 14 Mar 2008, john stultz wrote:
> > Instead of exporting the clocksource making it global, could you use a
> > timekeeping_insert/remove_second() style interface?
> Sounds good.

It sounds like a few updates are in the pipeline, but I merged this series
as-is into -mm.

I'll normally push ntp changes through Thomas's git-hrt tree, however this
patch series has dependencies upon at least


so they can't go into git-hrt immediately.

The idealised algorithm is

- 2.6.26 opens
- Thomas merges git-hrt
- I merge the above patches
- I then send these ntp patches to Thomas
- He merges them into git-hrt
- He does another git-hrt -> Linus merge

And that's all OK, but various lags might cause us to miss the merge
window, as I merge the -mm stuff last, and some git-tree maintainers are

So if Thomas wants to ack these I can merge them directly late in the
2.6.26 merge window.

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