[R] Suspicious behaviour of sort on POSIXct vectors in R-2.3.0 and R-2.3.1

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Jun 6 20:20:04 CEST 2006

Use order instead:

x <- as.POSIXct(Sys.Date() + 10:1)

On 6/6/06, patrick.guevel at uk.bnpparibas.com
<patrick.guevel at uk.bnpparibas.com> wrote:
> Hi ,
> When I sort a vector of POSIXct values in R-2.3.0 and R-2.3.1, I get a
> vector of numeric values and this gets some of my code to crash (class
> object creation). Is that a R bug?
> In the mean time. I'll try to override the sort function for the POSIXct
> objects.
> Thanks,
> Patrick Guével
> Head of quantitative research for electronic trading
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