diff -urNp coreutils-5.97-orig/man/date.x coreutils-5.97/man/date.x --- coreutils-5.97-orig/man/date.x 1999-11-02 15:07:36.000000000 +0100 +++ coreutils-5.97/man/date.x 2008-10-15 10:13:31.000000000 +0200 @@ -11,3 +11,8 @@ relative date, and numbers. An empty string indicates the beginning of the day. The date string format is more complex than is easily documented here but is fully described in the info documentation. +[ENVIRONMENT] +.TP +TZ +Specifies the timezone, unless overridden by command line parameters. +If neither is specified, the setting from /etc/localtime is used.