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# 1  
Old 10-28-2009
date of the file

HI

How i can retain the old date even thogh i modified the file in linux

for example

Sep 30 10:17 gr.txt

if i modify this file it will change the data stamp , but i wnat to keep
the old time stamp even i change the file

rds
# 2  
Old 10-28-2009
Are you looking for this touch ?

man touch(1)
# 3  
Old 10-28-2009
A method to save the last updated timestamp. Does not save the file created timestamp.

Code:
# Save the timestamp by creating an empty file with a copy of the timestamp
touch -r gr.txt gr.txt.timestamp

# Edit the file

# Restore the timestamp
touch -t gr.txt.timestamp gr.txt

# Tidy up
rm gr.txt.timestamp

# 4  
Old 10-29-2009
You can use touch to change the timestamp to whatever you wish
# 5  
Old 10-29-2009
Thanks for all members for support and help.

i am still getting this date format error

touch -r dbimp.par dbimp.par.200901261759.30

then i edit the file
then i try to resore the file , i get the date format error


touch -t dbimp.par.200901261759.30 dbimp.par

touch: invalid date format `dbimp.par.200901261759.30'


how i can resolve this date issue


rds

---------- Post updated at 07:41 AM ---------- Previous update was at 06:02 AM ----------

ok i found the date format
thanks for support and help

rds

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