[tz] Arbitrary default system time?

Paul Eggert eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Thu Mar 7 23:27:01 UTC 2019

On 3/7/19 2:59 PM, Arthur David Olson wrote:
> A question about current operating systems. They have differing ways
> of establishing a system-wide default local time zone at installation
> time. Are the current ways flexible enough to allow establishing a
> zone that's not in the database (for example, Freedonia Standard
> Time--FST--for a newly created country)? (If not, adding a zic option
> to help with the matter might be of use.)

Perhaps something like this?

echo 'Zone FST 6:00 - FST' | zic -l FST /dev/stdin

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