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SubjectRe: Bug: Status/Summary of slashdot leap-second crash on new years 2008-2009 wrote:
> so are you saying that other 'correct' OS's have patches issued every
> time a leap second is declared so that they have an in-kernel table of
> them to use to calculate the correct time?

No. Exactly the contrary. I'm saying that through use of zoneinfo, for
example, no kernel support is required for leap seconds. And! this
provides correct results for seconds-between two dates.

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