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SubjectRe: Bug: Status/Summary of slashdot leap-second crash on new years 2008-2009
2009/1/3 Ben Goodger <>:
> 2009/1/3 Linas Vepstas <>
>> > Slashdot reported a story of Linux machines crashing on New years eve.
>> FYI, Looks like the bug has been found, and theres a patch!
> Great. I look forward to not crashing the next time it is 2008-31-31-23:59:59.
> Sarcasm aside, please pass on my thanks to Mr Griffin.

Thanks, but I'm not the one who deserves the thanks: Chris Adams did
all the work in reproducing and diagnosing the problem. My patch was
entirely trivial (and indeed, incomplete).


"I never could learn to drink that blood and call it wine" - Bob Dylan

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