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Old 04-10-2014
How to get ALL update dates and hours of a file?

Hello,

I have a question please,

How could I get ALL update dates and hours of a file ?

For example:

I modified a file on 09/04/2014 at 7:am for the first time. Then, I modified again the same file on 09/04/2014 at 9 am and finally, I modified the same file again on 10/04/2014 at 10 am. Theses dates and times are when I saved that file.

What I need is, something like this:
09/04/2014 7 am
09/04/2014 9 am
10/04/2014 10 am

Is there a command unix for it ? which one ?

Thanks in advance
# 2  
Old 04-10-2014
You didn't mention what OS, but you can enable auditing to get this type of functionality.
# 3  
Old 04-10-2014
By default there will be only mtime (modification time) helpful for you. Though there is only the latest time of a modification stored. You can check if there is something like an auditing software for your OS available that might be able to have such a feature to historize file modifications.
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Old 04-10-2014
Seems like you need a version control system...

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