[R] epoch time conversion in R

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Thu Feb 27 16:02:03 CET 2003

On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Sharad Agarwal wrote:

> I have a data file where each entry is indexed by the time in seconds since
> epoch (e.g. 1046315697). Is there an easy way to convert this time value into
> a more friendly time (such as Month-Year) when plotting it?

Yes. As POSIXct objects are also indexed in seconds you can do something
using your epoch date instead of 1960-1-1


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