AmigaOS 4.0 - About OS4 - Commands
||Change the timestamp of a file or directory.
<file> | <pattern>
SETDATE changes the timestamp, the date and time of the creation or last change, of a file or directory.
||changes the date/time of the file to the current system date/time.
|SETDATE <pattern> FILES
||changes the date and time of all the files matching the pattern entered.
|SETDATE <pattern> DIRS
||changes the date and time of all the subdirectories matching the pattern entered.
|SETDATE <pattern> ALL
||changes the date and time of all the files and subdirectories matching the pattern entered.
The QUIET option suppresses the screen output.
The system clocks are not affected by SETDATE.
You can use output from the DATE command as input to SETDATE.
3.OS4:> SETDATE TestFile
changes the date and time associated with TestFile to the current date and time.
3.OS4:> SETDATE TestFile 09-02-06 13:45:32
Changes the date and time associated with TestFile to February 9, 2006, 1:45 p.m.
See also: DATE
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