TZ timezone

From: Julian H. Stacey <jhs(at)FreeBSD.ORG>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 1997 01:26:13 +0100 (MET)

(OK, diesse ist Betreff uns in Timezone Deutschland,
aber meine Grammatik fehlt mir 'wass, & ich bin faul ;-)
& maybe we'll need to forward this into a send-pr ?

With FreeBSD 2.2.2-RELEASE
Until today I had
        printenv TZ
That doesnt realise the clocks have just gone back (left summer time)
in Germany though.

I find this works though:
        setenv TZ Europe/Germany
it aligns with Braunschweig (this is typed Sunday, (Well Monday 01:00 new time)

Curious, seeing as though /usr/share/zoneinfo/ has
Europe/Berlin but not Europe/Germany

& man 7 environ:
TZ The timezone to use when displaying dates. The normal format
           is a pathname relative to ``/usr/share/zoneinfo''. For exam-
           ple, the command ``env TZ=America/Los_Angeles date'' displays
           the current time in California. See tzset(3) for more infor-

Seems to be some confusion whether capital city or country should be used,
Comments ?


Julian H. Stacey
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