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NAME

timezone - return the timezone abbreviation

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
See Also
History

LIBRARY


.Lb libc

SYNOPSIS

char * timezone "int zone" "int dst"

DESCRIPTION


.Bf Sy This interface is for compatibility only; it is impossible to reliably map timezone’s arguments to a time zone abbreviation. See ctime(3).
.Ef

The timezone function returns a pointer to a time zone abbreviation for the specified zone and dst values. The zone argument is the number of minutes west of GMT and dst is non-zero if daylight savings time is in effect.

SEE ALSO

ctime(3)

HISTORY


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