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Date:      Tue, 17 May 2016 12:29:15 +0100
From:      RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: 10.3 base ntpd leap-seconds. list file expires 2016-06-01
Message-ID:  <20160517122915.209635ba@gumby.homeunix.com>
In-Reply-To: <20160517053125.GA21546@bali>
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On Tue, 17 May 2016 07:31:25 +0200
Andre Albsmeier wrote:

> On Fri, 13-May-2016 at 14:36:01 +0200, Trond Endrest=C3=B8l wrote:
> > On Fri, 13 May 2016 13:01+0200, Andre Albsmeier wrote:
> >  =20
> > > On Fri, 13-May-2016 at 08:05:21 +0200, Trond Endrest=C3=B8l wrote: =20
> > > > On Thu, 12 May 2016 17:55-0400, Ernie Luzar wrote:

> > > So the new file expires after the old file (which is good) but
> > > its version is lower than the version of the old file. Since
> > > /etc/rc.d/ntpd compares the versions it finally sticks with the
> > > old file...
dre =20
> >=20
> > Would it make more sense to use=20
> > https://hpiers.obspm.fr/iers/bul/bulc/ntp/leap-seconds.list from
> > the Earth orientation Center of the IERS?
> >=20
> > That file has currently the following characteristics:
> >=20
> > #$	3661632000
> > #	File expires on 28 December 2016
> > #@	3691872000 =20
>=20
> As assumed, with this file all messages were gone. Probably
> /etc/rc.d/ntpd should be changed to just check the expiry
> consistently and don't look a the version at all...

I think what's going on is that the IERS  version uses the time when the
file was last modified, so the timestamp changes each time the expiry is
increased. The IETF  only change the timestamp when a leap second is
added.



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