How to change the Date and Time of a Saved Script?

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David Koenig
David Koenig on 9 Dec 2015
Commented: Walter Roberson on 5 Jan 2016
On older versions, when I saved a script it kept the most recent time and date. This allowed me to easily use Windows Explorer to move the most recently changed scripts to a backup disc each evening.
With version 15B I notice that if I change an existing script and save it, the script keeps its original time and date so when I look at the directory of scripts the most recently changed scripts are hard to find. Is there a way to modify the editor so that the current date and time are attached to the file when it is saved? Thanks.
Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 5 Jan 2016
Changes in modification time happen at the operating system level, and are part of the POSIX definition of the file I/O calls. A program would have to specifically change the times back (using utimes() or utime()) in order for there to be no change in the times.
It would be more likely that the file you are looking at was not the one being changed (or that the file you are looking at is a symbolic link to the file being changed)

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