Planner TZ offset bug (and possible memory leak)

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Thu Jan 31 11:31:18 PST 2013

"Lubomir I. Ivanov" <neolit123 at> writes:

> On 31 January 2013 15:16, Sergey Starosek <sergey.starosek at> wrote:
>> Given that currently I'm in EET (UTC+2), I started planning at 15:10
>> and 60min start offset.
>> That results in start dive time at 16:25 instead of 17:10.
> hello,
> did you mean there, that if you have started at 15:10 (and with a
> +60:00 start offset),
> then the new dive should be at 16:10?
> say my current time is 19:00 and i offset the start at +00:10, i would
> expect a dive which starts in 19:10 local time?
> i may be lacking a good understanding of the desired result...

That was certainly my expectation  :-)

> you can try the attached patch and see if this is what you expected.

Sergey, please let us know if this fixes things for you.

> some notes:
> - g_time_zone_find_interval + g_time_zone_new_local do not work on
> windows very well.
> returned interval is always zero and of course windows does not know
> of the TZ env. variable (ubuntu 12.04 doesn't either).
> perhaps alternatives for these methods have to be used.

Oh joy.


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