[time-nuts] Z3801A gps week rollover
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Fri Sep 9 12:59:52 EDT 2016
kb8tq at n1k.org said:
> The bigger problem for NTP is when the leap second correction process is
> thrown off by the “time warp”. When leap seconds get fixed in mid-August
> rather than the end of June … not a good thing.
Is that still a problem? If so, do you have any details. I don't know of
any leap-second bugs that haven't been fixed.
The usual most-recent problem is that GPS now announces the pending leap many
months in advance and some of the drivers didn't have a June/December filter.
So the system would do bogus leaps at the end of all the months between the
start-of-announce and the right one.
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