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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, 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                                TZSELECT(8)