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From:Paul DuBois Date:April 28 1999 4:10pm
Subject:Re: How can I set the TZ value?
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At 6:05 PM +0200 4/28/1999, Marco Steinacher wrote:
>Hello
>
>How can I set the TZ (Timezone) variable?
>And especially, what are valid values ("GMT" etc. or "+2" ...)?
>
>I couldn't find anything in the doc's.

That's because the format depends on your system.  On Solaris,
"man timezone" and "man TIMEZONE" are useful reading, for example.

once you know the format, you can set it like this (sh syntax):

TZ=value
export TZ

For example:

TZ=US/Central
export TZ

or

TZ=CST6CDT
export TZ

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Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
Northern League Chronicles: http://www.snake.net/nl/
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How can I set the TZ value?Marco Steinacher28 Apr
  • Re: How can I set the TZ value?Paul DuBois28 Apr