[LEAPSECS] tinkering with time ?

Daniel R. Tobias dan at tobias.name
Tue Feb 1 08:37:08 EST 2011

On 1 Feb 2011 at 10:31, Stephen Colebourne wrote:

> Today, there is no leap second data, but zoneinfo data requires

> running a script at the low JDK level and a JVM reboot. This is a

> tricky system level operation that operators dislike.

Well, Windows users, for one, are very much used to being forced to
reboot constantly, every time one of a myriad of software packages
insists on upgrading itself, or the system just crashes, hangs, or
becomes unstable.

It's a more alien concept to the Unix/Linux crowd, to be sure.

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