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Old 12-17-2008, 05:33 AM   #1
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time stamp of files


Hi all,


I got a ???? myself. I copy a file say Jack.txt from directory abc to directory xyz. Is there a way to find out the exact time of jack.txt copied into xyz?

As much as suggestions invited
 
Old 12-17-2008, 05:45 AM   #2
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Hi,

The time on the file should be the time of the copy.

Here is a quick test I did:

$ echo `date` > file
$ ls -ld file
-rw-r--r-- 1 desa956 desa956 29 2008-12-16 20:34 file

$ cp -v file cp/
`file' -> `cp/file'

$ ls -ld cp/file
-rw-r--r-- 1 desa956 desa956 29 2008-12-16 20:35 cp/file

Ignore my date/time, I needed to run an ntpupdate on my test box
-eco

Last edited by eco; 12-17-2008 at 05:47 AM.
 
  


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