pmNewZone(3) establish a reporting timezone


#include <pcp/pmapi.h>

int pmNewZone(const char *tz);

cc ... -lpcp


The current reporting timezone affects the timezone used by pmCtime(3) and pmLocaltime(3).

The argument tz defines a timezone string, in the format described for the TZ environment variable, see environ(7).

pmNewZone sets the current reporting timezone, and returns a value that may be used in a subsequent call to pmUseZone(3) to restore this reporting timezone.


A return value less than zero indicates a fatal error from a system call, most likely malloc(3).