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TZSELECT

Section: Linux System Administration (8)

Updated: 2007-05-18

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NAME

tzselect - select a timezone

SYNOPSIS

tzselect

DESCRIPTION

The tzselect program asks the user for information about the current location, and outputs the resulting timezone description to standard output. The output is suitable as a value for the TZ environment variable.

All interaction with the user is done via standard input and standard error.

EXIT STATUS

The exit status is zero if a timezone was successfully obtained from the user, nonzero otherwise.

ENVIRONMENT

AWK
Name of a Posix-compliant awk program (default: awk).:
TZDIR
Name of the directory containing timezone data files (default: /usr/share/zoneinfo).:

FILES

TZDIR/iso3166.tab
Table of ISO 3166 2-letter country codes and country names.:
TZDIR/zone.tab
Table of country codes, latitude and longitude, TZ values, and descriptive comments.:
TZDIR/TZ
Time zone data file for timezone TZ.:

SEE ALSO

tzfile?(5), zdump?(8), zic?(8)

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NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

EXIT STATUS

ENVIRONMENT

FILES

SEE ALSO

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