SunOS man pages : touch (1)
touch - change file timestamps
touch [OPTION]... FILE...
touch [-acm] MMDDhhmm[YY] FILE... (obsolescent)
Update the access and modification times of each FILE to the
-a change only the access time
do not create any files
parse STRING and use it instead of current time
-m change only the modification time
use this file's times instead of current time
use [[CC]YY]MMDDhhmm[.ss] instead of current time
set time given by WORD: access atime use (same as -a)
modify mtime (same as -m)
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Note that the three time-date formats recognized for the -d
and -t options and for the obsolescent argument are all dif-
Written by Paul Rubin, Arnold Robbins, Jim Kingdon, David
MacKenzie, and Randy Smith.
Report bugs to <email@example.com>.
Copyright O 2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
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This is free software; see the source for copying condi-
tions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY
or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
The full documentation for touch is maintained as a Texinfo
manual. If the info and touch programs are properly
installed at your site, the command
should give you access to the complete manual.
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