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Linux 2.6 - man page for tzselect (linux section 8)

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, 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/zone-
	      info).

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 com-
	      ments.

       TZDIR/TZ
	      Time zone data file for timezone TZ.

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

COLOPHON
       This page is part of release 3.55 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/.

					    2007-05-18				      TZSELECT(8)


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