23:59:60 UTC December 31, 2016

Asked by Lithi on 2016-12-30

Is the extra second at 23:59:60 UTC on December 31, 2016 incorporated into tzdata?

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said :

If you dig into the software, you will see that this leap second is incorporated in version 2016g and later of the tzdata packages. And all supported Ubuntu release currently have version 2016j in the -updates repository.

Which Ubuntu release are you running (command "lsb_release -crid")?
Which version of tzdata do you have installed (command "apt-cache policy tzdata")?

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

NTP will also accommodate this for you

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Lithi (lithi) said :

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 16.10
Release: 16.10
Codename: yakkety