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This will work fine on Mono for OSX, but fails in an iOS project:
Our current workaround is to use ParseExact instead:
var d = DateTime.ParseExact(
System.FormatException: String was not recognized as a valid DateTime.
at System.DateTime.Parse (System.String s, IFormatProvider provider, DateTimeStyles styles) [0x00027] in /Developer/MonoTouch/Source/mono/mcs/class/corlib/System/DateTime.cs:830
at TestiOSProj.AppDelegate.FinishedLaunching (MonoTouch.UIKit.UIApplication app, MonoTouch.Foundation.NSDictionary options) [0x00000] in /Temp/TestiOSProj/AppDelegate.cs:31
What is your CultureInfo.CurrentCulture? It seems to work for me
The culture is "en-US". I ran this code in iPhone Simulator 6.1
Version 4.0.9 (build 12)
Mono 2.10.12 (mono-2-10/c9b270d)
Xcode 4.6.3 (2068)
Version: 220.127.116.11 (Business Edition)
Build date: 2013-30-05 18:02:40-0400
The bug was filled against 6.9.* Xamarin.iOS but you are running 18.104.22.168 You need at least version 6.3 which should have this fixed already.