tzselect(8) -- Linux man page

 

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.  

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

AWK
Name of a Posix-compliant awk program (default: awk).
TZDIR
Name of the directory containing time zone data files (default: /usr/local/etc/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.
 

EXIT STATUS

The exit status is zero if a time zone was successfully obtained from the user, nonzero otherwise.  

SEE ALSO

newctime(3), tzfile(5), zdump(8), zic(8)