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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 17:54:15 +0100
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address@hidden (Bob Proulx) writes:

> But fortunately Phil got it right:
> Philip Rowlands wrote:
>> touch -d "$(date -d "$(date -r foo) 1 hour ago")" foo

This is equivalent to

     touch -d "$(date -r foo) 1 hour ago" foo


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