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newer: compare file modification times

NAME

newer - compare file modification times

SYNOPSIS

newer [option] src1 [ src2 ... srcN ] target

DESCRIPTION

Exit successfully if files src1 ... srcN exist and at least one of them is not older than target. Also exit successfully if target doesn't exist.

OPTIONS

newer accepts the following options:
--help
Print help message and exit.
--quiet, -q
Do not print any output, including error messages.
--version
Print version information and exit.
--verbose, -v
List missing source files. This is the default.