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sr #109315: gpsd incorrectly modifies DST offset

Submitted by:  Jim <xsnrg>
Submitted on:  Wed 17 May 2017 02:35:35 PM UTC  
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 4 - ImportantStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenOperating System: GNU/Linux

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Wed 17 May 2017 03:17:39 PM UTC, comment #2:

... and it was improperly filed against gpsd and should be removed anyway.

Jim <xsnrg>
Wed 17 May 2017 03:06:43 PM UTC, comment #1:

This is a new interface for me. I see now that there is a bug list section as well that might be a more proper place for this report. Is there a way to move this item to the bug list?

Jim <xsnrg>
Wed 17 May 2017 02:35:35 PM UTC, original submission:

Greetings, I am using gpsd with indilib. The INDI drivers for the gps functions pull the timezone offset from gpsd, and it is 1 hour off of where it should be. In my case, it returns a -6 when in CDT, it should return a -5. Another user on the indi forum reported this issue as well, and it turns out there is a math function that may not be necessary.

Here is the link to the thread:

In particular, the response from jpaana that calls out this section of code as not necessary:

// adjust offset for DST
if (local->tm_isdst)
offset -= 1;

Jim <xsnrg>


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