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Re: Please help: syntax for touch needed

From: Pete Forman
Subject: Re: Please help: syntax for touch needed
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2004 15:08:59 +0000

At 2004-01-18 20:23 +0100, Kai Grossjohann wrote:
    touch -t /path/to/file

It's interesting that the seconds are preceded by a dot.

That is because century, year-in-century and seconds are all optional.
The dot is necessary to disambiguate when the year is missing or has
only two digits.

  -t [[CC]YY]MMDDhhmm[.ss]

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