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bug#11183: [coreutils 8.13] touch: add options -v, --verbose

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: bug#11183: [coreutils 8.13] touch: add options -v, --verbose
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 13:02:54 +0100
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On 04/05/2012 06:14 AM, Jari Aalto wrote:
> Please add verbose options to program touch(1):
>     -v, --verbose
> Similarly than what is found in cp(1), mv(1). Seing what files are being
> touched e.g. from scripts would be helpful:
>     touch ${optionverbose:+--verbose} <file pattern>

Well files are always touched, or at a low level if the
timestamps don't need to be updated, this info isn't returned.

Also to indicate as to whether files were created or not,
is problematic, I don't think that can be done atomically.


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