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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am transferring files from one unix server to another, after transfer of a file i want to touch the same file name in another directory in the destination server.
How can i touch a file when i am in ftp prompt on the source server.
Thanks in advance (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: nick1982
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I changed some of my files in my hoem directory to old dates using the touch command like this
touch -t 200805101024 file name
but after using this command the date changed properly but it displays like below
-rwxr--r-- 1 fincntrg fingrp 193619 May 10 2008 vi.pdf
I... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: thelakbe
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a touch command in my script which creates / updates a file TODAY. Then i try to find the list of files which are newer than this TODAY file.
touch `date '+%m%d'`0000 TODAY
find . -name "*csv" -newer... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: arunkumarmc
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is there a way to do...
if neither newdir and newfile exists?
man touch tells me there's not (?)
Is out there another tool to do that?
Thx in advance! :b: (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: funyotros
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Can any one provide answer for the below 3 requirements,
grep "name" file.txt > file1.txt
rm -f file.txt
mv file1.txt file.txt
as per abov,
a pattern grepped in file.txt and the content moved to again file.txt
My need is i want the timestamp of file.txt before chaning and... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: prsam
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
This might be the stupidest question ever but here it goes, i need to create a file with the name Hello! It's $s It using the touch command
but whenever i use
touch 'Hello! It's $s'
i get s is undefined
touch Hello! It's $s
i get ' unmatched
Please help ^_^ (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: wsn
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
If touch command sets the modification and access times of files to the current time of day, is there a command that could do the reverse of this? Say change the access times of files to an earlier time or date?
Say I have this file:
HOME> ls -l
-rw-rw-r-- 1 orbix orbix 886 May... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Orbix
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
hello everyone i am new to this forum and was wondering if you all could help me out.... i am looking for a touch command that can touch directories as well as files that does not involve sygwin... any and all help would be appreiciated :D (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: OrthoProof USA
9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
what is this command touch -c filename using for?
I find if execute and filename is existed, it update the date to now.
If the filename is not exeisted, it don't create the file..
so what is this command using for?
Thank a lot! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: zp523444
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am wrkin on HP Unix .. can any1 let me know da usage of Touch command in shell scripting (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ravi.sadani19