Bug 25942 - TimeZoneInfo.ConvertTime does not work on Android
Summary: TimeZoneInfo.ConvertTime does not work on Android
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: BCL Class Libraries ()
Version: 4.20.0
Hardware: Other Other
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jonathan Pryor
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2015-01-12 14:53 UTC by arscroggin@sep.com
Modified: 2015-01-13 02:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description arscroggin@sep.com 2015-01-12 14:53:16 UTC
When I try to convert a DateTime to the same time zone, it does not work.  It should come back with the same time, but it does not.  I works on Windows .NET, but not on Xamarin.Android.


var dt = new DateTime(2015,1,12,13,30,0,DateTimeKind.Unspecified);

var sameDateTime = TimeZoneInfo.ConvertTime( dt, TimeZoneInfo.Utc, TimeZoneInfo.Utc )

Assert.That(dt, Is.EqualTo(sameDateTime), "Should be the same");
Comment 1 arscroggin@sep.com 2015-01-12 16:46:17 UTC
It doesn't have to be the same timezone.  I did a second test using a local time zone and converted it to Utc.  The time was also wrong in that case.
Comment 2 arscroggin@sep.com 2015-01-12 16:53:05 UTC
I am using Xamarin Android 4.20
Comment 3 Shruti 2015-01-13 02:10:17 UTC
I have checked this issue with creating Console, iOS and Android project and observed that TimeZoneInfo.ConvertTime is working fine with Console and iOS project as well but fails with Android Project..

Screencast : http://www.screencast.com/t/OWOLmfuf

Environment Info: 
=== Xamarin Studio ===

Version 5.7 (build 661)
Installation UUID: 67eaf3b4-f8a7-4ab4-a9df-3197350ca5dc
Runtime:
	Mono 3.12.0 ((detached/a813491)
	GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)

	Package version: 312000068

=== Apple Developer Tools ===

Xcode 6.2 (6736)
Build 6C86e

=== Xamarin.iOS ===

Version: 8.6.0.48 (Enterprise Edition)
Hash: cb9aa84
Branch: 
Build date: 2015-01-05 13:17:37-0500

=== Xamarin.Android ===

Version: 4.20.0.28 (Enterprise Edition)
Android SDK: /Users/ixamarin78/Desktop/android-sdk-macosx
	Supported Android versions:
		2.1    (API level 7)
		2.2    (API level 8)
		2.3    (API level 10)
		3.1    (API level 12)
		4.0    (API level 14)
		4.0.3  (API level 15)
		4.1    (API level 16)
		4.2    (API level 17)
		4.3    (API level 18)
		4.4    (API level 19)
		4.4.87 (API level 20)
		5.0    (API level 21)
Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.8.0_25"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_25-b17)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.25-b02, mixed mode)

=== Xamarin.Mac ===

Version: 1.11.3.0 (Enterprise Edition)

=== Build Information ===

Release ID: 507000661
Git revision: b70bab61da996da29045ea8ee8aed1a6faedbe78
Build date: 2015-01-05 16:31:31-05
Xamarin addins: 82f6c71490562d6cd125a09287f441902fdac3d7

=== Operating System ===

Mac OS X 10.10.0
Darwin XamnewiMac.local 14.0.0 Darwin Kernel Version 14.0.0
    Fri Sep 19 00:26:44 PDT 2014
    root:xnu-2782.1.97~2/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64