Style Unix Clock

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Unix Time - Definition - Encoding Time As A Number - Non-synchronous Network Time Protocol-based Variant
... Commonly a Mills-style Unix clock is implemented with leap second handling not synchronous with the change of the Unix time number ... leap second non-synchronous Mills-style Unix clock across midnight when a UTC leap second is inserted on 1 January 1999 TAI (1 January 1999) UTC (31 December 1998 to 1 ... In this type of system the Unix time number violates POSIX around both types of leap second ...

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