Bug 6468 - System.TimeZoneInfo.GetSystemTimeZones() returns null values
Summary: System.TimeZoneInfo.GetSystemTimeZones() returns null values
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: BCL Class Libraries ()
Version: 4.2.x
Hardware: PC Windows
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Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2012-08-08 09:46 UTC by Neal
Modified: 2012-09-11 12:16 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Neal 2012-08-08 09:46:52 UTC
Hello,

I need to create a timezone picker in my app as I have done for iOS.  I'm using the same code, however, I'm finding that the method below returns null values but also (which I can deal with) strange values such as "Etc" items.

Sample code below which will break in the latest stable as of this writing (4.2.4) targeting API 15 with min sdk 8.

            var timezones = TimeZoneInfo.GetSystemTimeZones();
            int i=0;
            foreach(var zone in timezones)
            {
                i++;
                Console.WriteLine("{0} - {1}", i, zone.ToString());
            }
Comment 1 Atsushi Eno 2012-09-11 08:58:01 UTC
Thanks for the report. This should be fixed in the next major release.
Comment 2 Atsushi Eno 2012-09-11 12:16:59 UTC
It was e6a6c31 in mono master, for reference.
Comment 3 Atsushi Eno 2012-09-11 12:16:59 UTC
It was e6a6c31 in mono master, for reference.