NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | EXIT STATUS | ENVIRONMENT | FILES | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

TZSELECT(8)              Linux System Administration             TZSELECT(8)

NAME         top

       tzselect - select a timezone

SYNOPSIS         top

       tzselect

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

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

ENVIRONMENT         top

       AWK    Name of a POSIX-compliant awk program (default: awk).

       TZDIR  Name of the directory containing timezone data files (default:
              /usr/share/zoneinfo).

FILES         top

       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         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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                                 2007-05-18                      TZSELECT(8)

Pages that refer to this page: tzfile(5)environ(7)