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TZSELECT(8) Linux System Administration TZSELECT(8)

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, and is 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
Timezone data file for timezone TZ.

SEE ALSO

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

COLOPHON

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2007-05-18