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tzselect.8

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, non-zero 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)  

COLOPHON

This page is part of release 3.21 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
EXIT STATUS
ENVIRONMENT
FILES
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

 

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