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NETBASIC "Touches" Files

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Everett Young
Novell, Inc.

01 Sep 2001

When you use NETBASIC, and you do a COPY command, be aware that NETBASIC "touches" the file as it copies the file and NETBASIC will put the present date and time stamp on the copied file.

The changing of the date and time stamp of a file could cause you grief. So be aware of this fact.

* Originally published in Novell AppNotes


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