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File Creation and Modification Dates?

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The Question is:

1. Is it possible to change timestamp settings for a file (created, revised)
 and how?  I am especially interested if it is possible to write a short batch
 which changes one file's (or all files') revised time to be the same as
 created time.
2. I am trying to download OpenVMS documentation
(http://www.openvms.compaq.com:8000/) for over a month - unsuccesfully.
Best regards,
Marko Pinteric

The Answer is :

  Please review the OpenVMS FAQ for pointers to tools associated with
  the UNIX "touch" command -- you can search for "touch", "revision",
  "time" or related in the FAQ to find some suggestions.
  Topics related to reading and writing portions of the file header
  and particularly reading or writing the creation, revision, BACKUP,
  and expiration dates include topics such as (2113), (3223), (3966),
  (4910), (6290), (7077), (7173), and likely a few others.
  Other date-related topics include (1233), (2315), (2943), (3009),
  (5313), (6559), (7499), and likely others.
  Date sorting and DIRECTORY listing topics peripherally related to
  this discussion are topics (3464), (3966), (4399), and (7290).
  As for the (unspecified) download errors, you can purchase the OpenVMS
  documentation, or acquire (legal) copies (if local copies are authorized
  by your license) of the materials through your local university site or
  from the Compaq sales channels.

answer written or last revised on ( 8-JAN-2003 )

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