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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, 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
              Time zone data file for timezone TZ.

SEE ALSO

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

COLOPHON

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                                  2007-05-18                       TZSELECT(8)