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TZSELECT(8)		  Linux System Administration		   TZSELECT(8)



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 vari-
       able.

       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)