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touch

Section: SunOS/BSD Compatibility Package Commands (1B)
Updated: 26 Oct 1995
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NAME

touch - change file access and modification times  

SYNOPSIS

/usr/ucb/touch [-acfm] file...  

DESCRIPTION

touch sets the access and modification times of each file to the current time. file is created if it does not already exist.  

OPTIONS

-a Change the access time of file. Do not change the modification time unless -m is also specified.

-c Do not create file if it does not exist.

-f Attempt to force the touch in spite of read and write permissions on file.

-m Change the modification time of file. Do not change the access time unless -a is also specified.

 

USAGE

See largefile(5) for the description of the behavior of touch when encountering files greater than or equal to 2 Gbyte ( 2 **31
 bytes).  

EXIT STATUS

The following exit values are returned:

0 touch executed successfully and all requested changes were made.

>0 An error occurred. touch returns the number of files for which the times could not be successfully modified.

 

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWscpu

 

SEE ALSO

touch(1), attributes(5), largefile(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
USAGE
EXIT STATUS
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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