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Create a directory with previous date

Hi All,
can any body tell me how to create a new directory with previous time stamp in HP-UX?.

e.g i am creating a file like
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touch -t 07022013 kkk
-rw-r-----   1 feeds      sys              0 Jul  2 20:13 kkk

same how can i create a directory?
please help me.

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Krupa

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I'm not a HP-UX expert but talking generic Unix, the 'touch' command works on either a file or a directory.

Have you tried.............

Create new directory

Code:
 
mkdir <dirname>

Set timestamp of this directory

Code:
 
touch <opt> <timestamp> <dirname>

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Hi,

can you please give me an example?

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Code:
mkdir abc
touch -t 02072013 abc


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Create a directory with previous date

Thanks a lot i have tried as per your instruction ... it worked... Linux
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