Determining daylight savings changes on BSD

Atom Powers atom.powers at
Fri Feb 9 23:57:54 UTC 2007

On 2/2/07, John Nielsen <lists at> wrote:
> On Friday 02 February 2007 17:35, Dan Nelson wrote:
> > Upgrading to 5.5 or 6.2 will get you the new tables as a side-effect of
> > the upgrade :)  If you don't want to upgrade, just install the
> > misc/zoneinfo port and rerun tzsetup.
> The last bit (rerunning tzsetup(8)) is good advice for anyone who hasn't run
> it in a while. Upgrading from earlier versions of FreeBSD will install the
> new tzdata files but it will not touch /etc/localtime.

That's great. Um, how can I run tzsetup non-interactively? It's going
to be a pain updating all my systems if I have to walk through the
menu on every one; and the man page didn't help at all.

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