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RE: Timestamp not updating
- From: Dr Christian Hicks <Chris dot Hicks at newcastle dot ac dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2003 09:39:21 +0000
- Subject: RE: Timestamp not updating
ls -alu does the trick. I am used to Solaris on the Suns where
ls -alc does show changed times after touching or modification.
>===== Original Message From email@example.com =====
>On Sat, 22 Nov 2003, Dr Christian Hicks wrote:
>> I have just realised that after I have touched the files they
>> show as being updated if I view the files with Windows Explorer.
>> It is ls -alc and make that do not see the files as updated.
>> Best regards,
>The following is from "ls --help":
> -c with -lt: sort by, and show, ctime (time of last
> modification of file status information)
> with -l: show ctime and sort by name
> otherwise: sort by ctime
>In other words, you're essentially asking it to print the file creation
>time. "touch" doesn't change that. Try "ls -alu" or even "ls -al" --
>you should get different times there.
>I don't know if this explains your make problems.
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