[R] Timezones

Adrian Trapletti adrian.trapletti at lmttrading.com
Thu Mar 6 08:23:21 CET 2003

Can anybody give me a hint why as.POSIXlt doesn't recognize the same
timezones that zdump knows about (Linux Suse 8.1 and Suse 7.3)? Is there
a workaround?

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[Previously saved workspace restored]

> Sys.time()
[1] "2003-03-06 08:20:09 CET"
> system("zdump CET")
CET  Thu Mar  6 08:20:14 2003 CET
> as.POSIXlt(Sys.time(), "HST")
[1] "2003-03-06 08:20:18 CET"
> system("zdump HST")
HST  Wed Mar  5 21:20:20 2003 HST


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