Re: [bugs] appointments on the day of setting the clock back from DST to standard time are off by 1 h

On Sat, Oct 27, 2018 at 03:45:00PM +0200, Marco van Hulten wrote:
> Pasted appointments on the day that the clock is changed from daylight
> saving time (DST, or summer time) to standard time (or winter time) are
> presented an hour off.

There definitely are problems. Also new appointments on the ominous day have
the start time shifted one hour back if >= 03:00.

> Moreover, when I have an appointment standing for tomorrow (when DST
> is set back to standard time), and I remove/cut it, and then paste it
> again, the new time is an hour earlier.  If I repeat this, another
> shift of -1h, and so on until the start time of the appointment is
> before 03:00 (when we are supposed to move the clock an hour back).
> As a consequence of this shifting, apparently apts got corrupted;
> when starting calcurse again I get:
> 
>     │Please report the following bug:
>     │                           apoint.c: 229: date error in appointment

I cannot reproduce the last part (the date error). Could you be more specific
as to what exactly you entered?

Lars Henriksen

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