[LEAPSECS] An example
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Nov 2 18:58:40 EDT 2010
In message <4CD07CB5.5090401 at bsdimp.com>, Warner Losh writes:
>A standards compliant system could also be off by 12us. The
>application programmer has no way of knowing that error and shouldn't
>rely on it being smaller than any specific amount.
Well, POSIX doesn't tell you a bound, any contemporary OS has
a way to communicate those statistics if they are known (typically
via Dave Mills' system call)
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