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TOUCH(1)                    General Commands Manual                   TOUCH(1)



NAME
       touch - update date last modified of a file

SYNOPSIS
       touch [ -c ] file ...

DESCRIPTION
       Touch  attempts to set the modified date of each file.  This is done by
       reading a character from the file and writing it back.

       If a file does not exist, an attempt will be made to create  it  unless
       the -c option is specified.



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