Diffstat (limited to 'usr.sbin/zic/zic.8')
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/usr.sbin/zic/zic.8 b/usr.sbin/zic/zic.8
index 979f4fa380f9..b99afca5f12d 100644
@@ -205,6 +205,8 @@ Recognized forms include:
+where hour 0 is midnight at the start of the day,
+and hour 24 is midnight at the end of the day.
Any of these forms may be followed by the letter
if the given time is local
@@ -272,13 +274,13 @@ This is the name used in creating the time conversion information file for the
-The amount of time to add to GMT to get standard time in this zone.
+The amount of time to add to UTC to get standard time in this zone.
This field has the same format as the
fields of rule lines;
-begin the field with a minus sign if time must be subtracted from GMT.
+begin the field with a minus sign if time must be subtracted from UTC.
The name of the rule(s) that apply in the time zone or,
@@ -299,11 +301,14 @@ a slash (/)
separates standard and daylight abbreviations.
-The time at which the GMT offset or the rule(s) change for a location.
+The time at which the UTC offset or the rule(s) change for a location.
It is specified as a year, a month, a day, and a time of day.
If this is specified,
-the time zone information is generated from the given GMT offset
+the time zone information is generated from the given UTC offset
and rule change until the time specified.
+The month, day, and time of day have the same format as the IN, ON, and AT
+columns of a rule; trailing columns can be omitted, and default to the
+earliest possible value for the missing columns.
The next line must be a
@@ -389,7 +394,7 @@ The
should be (an abbreviation of)
-if the leap second time given by the other fields should be interpreted as GMT
+if the leap second time given by the other fields should be interpreted as UTC
(an abbreviation of)
@@ -405,4 +410,4 @@ the earliest transition time recorded in the compiled file is correct.
/usr/local/etc/zoneinfo standard directory used for created files
.SH "SEE ALSO"
newctime(3), tzfile(5), zdump(8)
-.\" @(#)zic.8 7.12
+.\" @(#)zic.8 7.18