TZSELECT(8)                                           TZSELECT(8)

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 coun-
              try 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)

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