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Re: simple shell question

also sprach Sven Burgener (on Mon, 05 Mar 2001 06:34:44PM +0100):
> Can one determine *when* a file was moved into a specific directory? I
> guess not, as that means making a change to the directory in question
> and not the file.

if you are only interested in one-level depth, then an
addition/change/deletion in a directory changes the directories mtime.
so you can check on that... this does not work recursively though.


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