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From: Benjamin Peterson <>
Subject: [PATCH] clock_getres.2: Document CLOCK_TAI
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 17:08:09 -0500
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Signed-off-by: Benjamin Peterson <>
 man2/clock_getres.2 | 10 ++++++++++
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)

diff --git a/man2/clock_getres.2 b/man2/clock_getres.2
index 3fb0ac61c..7b25b8f65 100644
--- a/man2/clock_getres.2
+++ b/man2/clock_getres.2
@@ -137,6 +137,16 @@ Requires per-architecture support,
 and probably also architecture support for this flag in the
 .BR vdso (7).
+.BR CLOCK_TAI " (since Linux 3.10; Linux-specific)"
+.\" Added in commit 1ff3c9677bff7e468e0c487d0ffefe4e901d33f4
+System-wide clock derived from wall time but ignoring leap seconds. This clock does
+not experience discontinuities and backwards jumps caused by NTP inserting leap
+seconds as
+The acronym TAI refers to International Atomic Time.
 Clock that cannot be set and represents monotonic time since\(emas described
 by POSIX\(em"some unspecified point in the past".

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2020-03-21  4:03 Benjamin Peterson
2020-03-21 22:08 ` Benjamin Peterson [this message]
2020-03-26  7:48   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)

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