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Creating empty files

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data:
Write a single command to create a new empty file in P1 called cloud9, I have to do it from my current working directory which is P3 cd ../ away
P1 and P3 are both in the home directory but i'm in P3

2. Relevant commands, code, scripts, algorithms:

touch cloud9

3. The attempts at a solution (include all code and scripts):
touch cloud9 ../P1

4. School (University) and Course Number:UWM Intro to Unix
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Old 10-13-2009
can't you use a absolute path to the directory?

touch /home/yourhome/P1/cloud9

touch ../P1/cloud9

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