[Rd] Timezone warnings on package install in R-alpha

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Thu Apr 3 14:32:38 CEST 2014

On 3 April 2014 at 12:24, Jon Clayden wrote:
| For what it's worth, this issue persists in R-rc_2014-04-02_r65358.

I'm running a beta version on Ubuntu and do not see this, neither on INSTALL
or check during package development nor during normal use:

R> R.version
platform       x86_64-pc-linux-gnu                     
arch           x86_64                                  
os             linux-gnu                               
system         x86_64, linux-gnu                       
status         beta                                    
major          3                                       
minor          1.0                                     
year           2014                                    
month          03                                      
day            28                                      
svn rev        65330                                   
language       R                                       
version.string R version 3.1.0 beta (2014-03-28 r65330)
nickname       Spring Dance                            
R> format(Sys.time())
[1] "2014-04-03 07:30:17.171488"
R> format(Sys.time(), tz="America/New_York")
[1] "2014-04-03 08:30:28.771662"
R> format(Sys.time(), tz="Europe/Berlin")
[1] "2014-04-03 14:30:41.211835"
R> Sys.getenv("TZ")
[1] ""

As you can see, I do not set a TZ variable and things work here.


Dirk Eddelbuettel | edd at debian.org | http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com

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