[Gllug] 'touch' command

michael enoma aghayere unixadmin99 at gmail.com
Wed May 30 15:58:09 UTC 2007

On 30/05/07, Alain Williams <addw at phcomp.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 04:49:51PM +0100, john gennard wrote:
> > I've used touch for years, and wanted to set permissions
> > on some files I was creating. So, for the first time ever,
> > I pulled up the man page and found it does not mention the
> > creation of files. Is this a command everyone knows about
> > but no one has 'written up'?
On my system, man touch
begins with:
The touch utility sets the modification and access times of files to
the current time of day.
If the file doesn't exist, it is created with default permissions.

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