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       mysql_tzinfo_to_sql - load the time zone tables

SYNOPSIS         top

       mysql_tzinfo_to_sql arguments

DESCRIPTION         top

       The mysql_tzinfo_to_sql program loads the time zone tables in the
       mysql database. It is used on systems that have a zoneinfo
       database (the set of files describing time zones). Examples of
       such systems are Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, and Mac OS X. One
       likely location for these files is the /usr/share/zoneinfo
       directory (/usr/share/lib/zoneinfo on Solaris).

       mysql_tzinfo_to_sql can be invoked several ways:

           shell> mysql_tzinfo_to_sql tz_dir
           shell> mysql_tzinfo_to_sql tz_file tz_name
           shell> mysql_tzinfo_to_sql --leap tz_file

       For the first invocation syntax, pass the zoneinfo directory path
       name to mysql_tzinfo_to_sql and send the output into the mysql
       program. For example:

           shell> mysql_tzinfo_to_sql /usr/share/zoneinfo | mysql -u root mysql

       mysql_tzinfo_to_sql reads your system´s time zone files and
       generates SQL statements from them.  mysql processes those
       statements to load the time zone tables.

       The second syntax causes mysql_tzinfo_to_sql to load a single
       time zone file tz_file that corresponds to a time zone name
       tz_name:

           shell> mysql_tzinfo_to_sql tz_file tz_name | mysql -u root mysql

       If your time zone needs to account for leap seconds, invoke
       mysql_tzinfo_to_sql using the third syntax, which initializes the
       leap second information.  tz_file is the name of your time zone
       file:

           shell> mysql_tzinfo_to_sql --leap tz_file | mysql -u root mysql

       After running mysql_tzinfo_to_sql, it is best to restart the
       server so that it does not continue to use any previously cached
       time zone data.

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       Copyright 2007-2008 MySQL AB, 2008-2010 Sun Microsystems, Inc.,
       2010-2015 MariaDB Foundation

       This documentation is free software; you can redistribute it
       and/or modify it only under the terms of the GNU General Public
       License as published by the Free Software Foundation; version 2
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       This documentation is distributed in the hope that it will be
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       warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
       See the GNU General Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
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       Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA
       02110-1335 USA or see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

SEE ALSO         top

       For more information, please refer to the MariaDB Knowledge Base,
       available online at https://mariadb.com/kb/

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       MariaDB Foundation (http://www.mariadb.org/).

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