This cookbook uses the
tzdata package to update your system timezone.
It is only tested on Debian/Ubuntu, but would be easy to adapt and pull requests are welcome.
timezone[:zone]- The name of the timezone to configure. Eg.
America/New_York. This value will be used as your
/etc/timezoneand the corresponding zoneinfo file will be symlinked to your
timezone[:tz_file]- File containing the configured timezone. Default:
tzdata package and updates the timezone using
dpkg-reconfigure tzdata if needed.