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Re: touch - cannot use options "backward"

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: touch - cannot use options "backward"
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2004 15:05:49 +0100
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address@hidden (Bob Proulx) writes:

> Using a combination of GNU 'date' and GNU 'touch' this is easy.
>   touch --date "$(date --date '1 hour ago')" /tmp/foo

This is equivalent to

     touch --date '1 hour ago' ...


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