TZSELECT(8)               (2007-05-18)                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 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, and is 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 val-
               ues, and descriptive comments.

          TZDIR/TZ
               Timezone data file for timezone TZ.

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

     COLOPHON
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