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       mysql_tzinfo_to_sql - load the time zone tables


       mysql_tzinfo_to_sql arguments


       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).
       If your system does not have a zoneinfo database, you can use the downloadable package
       described in Section 9.6, “MySQL Server Time Zone Support”.

       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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