# TZ=CST6CDT or TZ=CST5CDT aix4.3.3 - Aix

This is a discussion on TZ=CST6CDT or TZ=CST5CDT aix4.3.3 - Aix ; All, im a bit comfused on what to use on the TIME ZONE variable, IBM says use "TZ=CST6CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0" and others say use "TZ=CST5CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0" what is the right one? what is the difference between 5 and 6 in CST*CDT..im at EST ...

# Thread: TZ=CST6CDT or TZ=CST5CDT aix4.3.3

1. ## TZ=CST6CDT or TZ=CST5CDT aix4.3.3

All,

im a bit comfused on what to use on the TIME ZONE variable, IBM
says use "TZ=CST6CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0" and others say use
"TZ=CST5CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0" what is the right one? what is the
difference between 5 and 6 in CST*CDT..im at EST zone so mine would be
TZ=CST?CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0???

Thanks
pinoy

2. ## Re: TZ=CST6CDT or TZ=CST5CDT aix4.3.3

pinoy2...@gmail.com wrote:
> All,
>
> im a bit comfused on what to use on the TIME ZONE variable, IBM
> says use "TZ=CST6CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0" and others say use
> "TZ=CST5CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0" what is the right one? what is the
> difference between 5 and 6 in CST*CDT..im at EST zone so mine would be
> TZ=CST?CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0???
>
> Thanks
> pinoy

please take a look at this

http://www.unet.univie.ac.at/aix/fil...#A1VTih11csylv

3. ## Re: TZ=CST6CDT or TZ=CST5CDT aix4.3.3

pinoy2ser@gmail.com wrote:
> All,
>
> im a bit comfused on what to use on the TIME ZONE variable, IBM
> says use "TZ=CST6CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0" and others say use
> "TZ=CST5CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0" what is the right one? what is the
> difference between 5 and 6 in CST*CDT..im at EST zone so mine would be
> TZ=CST?CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0???
>
> Thanks
> pinoy
>

The simple answer is to take your current TZ setting and append
",M3.2.0,M11.1.0"

4. ## Re: TZ=CST6CDT or TZ=CST5CDT aix4.3.3

Thanks for the great info...

pinoy
Roy wrote:
> pinoy2ser@gmail.com wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > im a bit comfused on what to use on the TIME ZONE variable, IBM
> > says use "TZ=CST6CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0" and others say use
> > "TZ=CST5CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0" what is the right one? what is the
> > difference between 5 and 6 in CST*CDT..im at EST zone so mine would be
> > TZ=CST?CDT,M3.2.0,M11.1.0???
> >
> > Thanks
> > pinoy
> >

>
> The simple answer is to take your current TZ setting and append
> ",M3.2.0,M11.1.0"