We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Modify file content without affecting created timestamp

Daniel Södling
on
112 Views
Last Modified: 2015-02-27
All,

I need to modify the content of a fairly simple json file without recreating the file each time. The reason is that I would like to keep the original time the file was first created. I've tried various approaches using both streams and channels but I cannot get it to work. The created file attribute is always updated.

This must be possible (right?) but apparently I am missing something.
Any thoughts?

Best regards
Daniel Södling
Comment
Watch Question
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 2 Answers and 6 Comments.
See Answers
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE