Linux "touch" equivalent for Windows?

Ken Ray kray at
Tue Aug 19 20:28:21 EDT 2008

On 8/19/08 4:13 PM, "Phil Davis" <revdev at> wrote:

> Is there a Windows shell command that lets you change the mod dates of
> files the way "touch" lets you do it in Linux?

No, I don't think so - there are several command-line apps you can buy that
will do this though (although that may not help). Here's one:

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
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