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NAME

       tzselect - select a time zone

SYNOPSIS

       tzselect

DESCRIPTION

       The  tzselect  program  asks the user for information about the current
       location, and outputs the resulting time zone 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 time zone 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 time zone 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
              Time zone data file for time zone TZ.

SEE ALSO

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

COLOPHON

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                                  2007-05-18                       TZSELECT(8)