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Re: Coreutils-gotchas

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: Coreutils-gotchas
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2015 18:52:36 +0000
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On 16/12/15 18:45, Assaf Gordon wrote:
> On 12/07/2015 12:23 PM, Pádraig Brady wrote:
>> Initial list started at:
> The recent "touch -d yesterday" might be a 'gotcha'
> ( ) .
> Something like:
>    On GNU/Linux, "touch -d now" requires only write permissions to a file,
>    while "touch -d [SPECIFIC-DATE]" requires file ownership or root permission
>    (and similarly, "touch -t").

That's a Linux gotcha if anything.
I fear the page will get too noisy/large if including such system policies.


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