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Date:      Thu, 28 Dec 2006 14:57:19 +0300
From:      Odhiambo Washington <wash@wananchi.com>
To:        Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Calculate the time of last modification of a file
Message-ID:  <20061228115719.GE80999@ns2.wananchi.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061227165444.GA46391@dan.emsphone.com>
References:  <20061227155317.GC95520@ns2.wananchi.com> <20061227165444.GA46391@dan.emsphone.com>

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* On 27/12/06 10:54 -0600, Dan Nelson wrote:
| In the last episode (Dec 27), Odhiambo Washington said:
| > I am trying to determine the time of last modification of a file, on
| > FreeBSD.
| >=20
| > The following code achieves the same on Linux:
| >=20
| > # AGE =3D (current time) - (time of last modification of "$FILE")
| > # please check your systems 'stat' command!
| > AGE=3D$(($(date +%s) - $(stat -c '%Y' "$FILE")))
| >=20
| > test $AGE -lt $DELAY && {
| >         echo -n yes
| >         exit 0
| > }
|=20
| You can use "stat -f '%m' $FILE", which is identical to Linux's=20
| "stat -c '%Y' $FILE" .

Bang!

Thank you so much, Dan!
=20

	Best regards,
	Odhiambo Washington
	Systems Admin,
	Wananchi Online Ltd.

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