[R] as.POSIXct problem?
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Jan 3 20:13:02 CET 2003
Frank E Harrell Jr <fharrell at virginia.edu> writes:
> I get NA for any day in 1969 or earlier. Using a time other than midnight did not help. So it's not a problem with time zone changes on a given day (thanks, Brian and Don for suggesting I look at that).
> Doing as.POSIXlt works fine, but I want POSIXct variables for storage in data frames.
> I am at a loss on how to proceed but thanks to all for the help.
Not much consolation, I know, but I can confirm this with RedHat 8.0.
However, with SuSE and 1.6.0, I see
 "1969-10-10 13:00:00 CET"
So it looks like a difference between glibc 2.2.5 and 2.2.93. Sigh...
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