List of time zones compliant both for Linux, Solaris 5.8, OSF1 Tru64, HP-UX

Robert Elz kre at munnari.OZ.AU
Sat Apr 14 07:06:18 UTC 2001

    Date:        Fri, 13 Apr 2001 13:00:19 -0700 (PDT)
    From:        Guy Harris <guy at>
    Message-ID:  <200104132000.NAA27507 at>

  | At least as of Digital UNIX 4.0 (that machine runs "Digital UNIX V4.0F 
  | (Rev. 1229)"), they had the Olson code.

Older than that...

munnari$ ls /etc/zoneinfo
Australia  GMT+1      GMT+9      GMT-8      GMT6       MET        UCT
Brazil     GMT+10     GMT-0      GMT-9      GMT7       Mexico     US
CET        GMT+11     GMT-1      GMT0       GMT8       NZ         UTC
Canada     GMT+12     GMT-10     GMT1       GMT9       NZ-CHAT    Universal
Chile      GMT+13     GMT-11     GMT10      Greenwich  Navajo     W-SU
Cuba       GMT+2      GMT-12     GMT11      Hongkong   PRC        WET
EET        GMT+3      GMT-2      GMT12      Iceland    Poland     Zulu
Egypt      GMT+4      GMT-3      GMT13      Iran       ROC        localtime
Factory    GMT+5      GMT-4      GMT2       Israel     ROK        sources
GB-Eire    GMT+6      GMT-5      GMT3       Jamaica    Singapore
GMT        GMT+7      GMT-6      GMT4       Japan      SystemV
GMT+0      GMT+8      GMT-7      GMT5       Libya      Turkey
munnari$ ls -l /etc/zoneinfo/GMT
-rw-r--r--   9 root     system        54 Jul 25  1995 /etc/zoneinfo/GMT
munnari$ man zic | head -20

zic(8)                                                                 zic(8)


  zic - Time zone compiler


  /usr/bin/zic [ -d directory ] [ -l localtime ] [ -v ] [ filename ... ]

munnari$ uname -a
OSF1 munnari.OZ.AU V3.2 148 alpha

It goes back a long time, and isn't surprising, as OSF1 is (mostly)
a BSDish based system (user level) (with Sys V add ons, rather than
the other way).


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