(PHP 3, PHP 4 >= 4.0.0)

touch -- Sets modification time of file


int touch (string filename, int [time])

Attempts to set the modification time of the file named by filename to the value given by time. If the option time is not given, uses the present time.

If the file does not exist, it is created.

Returns TRUE on success and FALSE otherwise.

Example 1. touch() example

if (touch ($FileName)) {
    print "$FileName modification time has been 
           changed to todays date and time";
} else {
    print "Sorry Could Not change modification time of $FileName";