[OS X] Last modification time from shell in CCYYMMDDhhmm.ss format

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[OS X] Last modification time from shell in CCYYMMDDhhmm.ss format

This example shows last mtime from epoch
$ stat -f %m somefile

But would like to see it like that:

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Longhand using OSX 10.7.5, default bash terminal...
Last login: Sun Dec 14 12:48:13 on ttys000
AMIGA:barrywalker~> epoch=$(stat -f %m AudioScope.sh)
AMIGA:barrywalker~> date -r $epoch +%Y%m%d%H%M.%S
AMIGA:barrywalker~> _

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man stat and man strftime for more details.
stat -f "%Sm" -t "%Y%m%d%H%M.%S" FILE

Last edited by xbin; 12-15-2014 at 12:34 PM.. Reason: corrected time format
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