HOLIDAYS(5) Standards, Environments, and Macros HOLIDAYS(5)
holidays - prime/nonprime table for the accounting system
file specifies prime time hours and holidays.
Holidays and weekends are considered non-prime time hours. /etc/acct/holidays
is used by the accounting system.
All lines beginning with an *
file consists of two sections. The first non-
comment line defines the current year and the start time of prime and
non-prime time hours, in the form of: current_year prime_start non_prime_start
times in the range of 0000
The remaining non-comment lines define the holidays in the form of: month/day company_holiday
Of these two fields, only the month/day
is actually used by the
accounting system programs.
file must be updated every year.
Example 1: An Example of the /etc/acct/holidays File
The following is an example of the /etc/acct/holidays
* Prime/Nonprime Table for the accounting system
* Curr Prime Non-Prime
* Year Start Start
1991 0830 1800
* only the first column (month/day) is significant.
* month/day Company Holiday
1/1 New Years Day
5/30 Memorial Day
7/4 Indep. Day
9/5 Labor Day
11/24 Thanksgiving Day
11/25 day after Thanksgiving
12/26 day after Christmas
SEE ALSO acct(8)
August 18, 2008 HOLIDAYS(5)