[CentOS] leap second

Tue Jul 3 09:22:46 UTC 2012
J.Witvliet at mindef.nl <J.Witvliet at mindef.nl>

-----Original Message-----
From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Stephen Harris
Sent: Monday, July 02, 2012 6:24 PM
To: CentOS mailing list
Subject: Re: [CentOS] leap second

On Mon, Jul 02, 2012 at 11:09:41AM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> I'm sort of curious about how a bug of this magnitude slips through
> the QA process (into java and RHEL, not CentOS).  With all the furor
> about y2k, did no one even bother to simulate a leap second ahead of
> the real occurrence?

The kernel bug is a race condition; simulations may not have detected
-----Original Message-----

Very well, but this isn't the first leap second-insertion (2005, 2009), and certainly not the last.
I never heard of such consequences before.


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