Re: [Rd] strptime() bugs?

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_myway.com>
Date: Mon 22 Nov 2004 - 15:18:12 EST

Juan Santiago Ramseyer <juan_sr <at> uol.com.br> writes:

:
: strptime return wrong data?, look the R session.
:
: # datetxt: vector of date in text format
: > datetxt <- c("1939-Oct-06 00:00:00", "1939-Oct-07 00:00:00",
: "1939-Oct-08 00:00:00", "1939-Oct-09 00:00:00")
:
: > datehour <- strptime(datetxt,format= "%Y-%b-%d %H:%M:%S")
: > datehour

: [1] "1939-10-06 00:00:00" "1939-10-07 00:00:00" "1939-10-08 01:00:00"

: [4] "1939-10-09 00:00:00"
:

: # look value of datehour[3] element, where hour output equal 01:00:00,

: # but hour input equal 00:00:00.
:

On my machine it comes out like this:

R> datetxt <- c("1939-Oct-06 00:00:00", "1939-Oct-07 00:00:00", + "1939-Oct-08 00:00:00", "1939-Oct-09 00:00:00") R> datehour <- strptime(datetxt,format= "%Y-%b-%d %H:%M:%S") R> datehour
[1] "1939-10-06" "1939-10-07" "1939-10-08" "1939-10-09"  

R> R.version.string # Windows XP
[1] "R version 2.0.1, 2004-11-04"



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