Modification times

Pascal J.Bourguignon pjb at
Mon Mar 22 06:22:59 PST 2004

Daryl Lee writes:
> That only begs the question of how they got a future timestamp in the
> first place.

Please, let's have a little imagination!

 d=`date '+%m%d%H%M%Y'` 
 date 070412002012 
 touch /tmp/back-from-the-future
 date $d
 ls -l /tmp/back-from-the-future

There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he doesn't
want merely because you think it would be good for him.--Robert Heinlein

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