Re: MUAs and timestamps, was Re: how to grep without changing timestamps?
>>>>> D-Man writes:
d> | "noatime", and then remounting without that option. It also appears
d> | that 'touch' can change the access time of the file with the -a flag.
d> | But I think I'm coming in on the end of this thread and that might
d> I just joined the thread when the subject changed. I did know that
d> touch will set the last (modfied/accessed) time to now, and if the
d> file DNE it will create it.
You can also use touch to set the timestamp to a different time.
d> | have already been suggested. Also, if you know that your mailbox has
d> | new mail, you can
d> If I know it has new mail, then I already know. The goal is to
d> have the MUA tell me instead. ;-)
I think you missed the point of the script I attached. It allows you
to do just that.
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