Tie::TZ makes a tied $TZ variable in Perl which ensures tzset() is called when changing timezones. This is important if the C library doesn't notice TZ changes itself before localtime() etc or if you have libraries using the global variables like tzname. See the (7k, html) for more.

local $TZ = 'Some/Where';

And a Time::TZ object can represent a TZ setting, with methods to make calculations in that zone. See the (8k, html) for more.

my $zone = Time::TZ->new (tz => 'Some/Where')

Tie-TZ is free software (free as in freedom), published under the terms of the GNU General Public License (v3 or higher).

Download version 11 here, the full source here or from CPAN, or a Debian package here or from my repo.

Tie-TZ-11.tar.gz (43k, and sig)
libtie-tz-perl_11-0.1_all.deb (16k, and sig)

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