[time-nuts] windows and leap seconds

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Jun 24 12:24:42 EDT 2015


From: Jim Lux

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/909614

basically: ignore the leap second, so your computer is "fast" relative
to UTC, and next time you resynchronize time it adjusts

Windows, these days, runs NTP

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mthree/archive/2015/01/08/leap-seconds-010815.aspx
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mthree/archive/2015/01/14/leap-seconds-011415.aspx

for more info
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.. although the NTP run by default meets few of the standard NTP functions, 
as provided by the Meinberg NTP port, which includes smooth leap-second 
handling.

  http://www.meinbergglobal.com/english/sw/ntp.htm#ntp_stable
  http://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/setup.html

Cheer,
David
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