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Im trying to change the file time of a m#merge the files to a temporary file.

mergecap -w  "${dir_dcn}"/merge_dcn.pcap "${FILES_dcn[@]}"

touch -r "${FILES_dcn[14]}" dcn_file


ls -l dcn_file >> /mnt/md0/capture/file1.txt
ls -l "${FILES_dcn[14]}" >> /mnt/md0/capture/file2.txt

#delete originals
rm  ${FILES_dcn[@]}
#rename to proper name
mv  "${dir_dcn}"/merge_dcn.pcap  "${dir_dcn}"/"${TAG1_dcn}".pcap

touch -r dcn_file "${dir_dcn}"/"${TAG1_dcn}".pcap
ls -l "${dir_dcn}"/"${TAG1_dcn}".pcap >> /mnt/md0/capture/file3.txt

But the log files suggest that after the last touch command the file time is current time rather than the time from dcn_file. I'm using Ubuntu 12 with samba share to access the files.

File 1

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Mar 10 14:30 dcn_file

File 2

-rw-rw-rw- 1 nethawk nethawk 2098040 Mar 10 14:13 /mnt/md0/capture/dcn/dcn_2014_03_10_14_13_58_930.pcap

File 3

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 60510376 Mar 12 10:15 /mnt/md0/capture/dcn/dcn_2014_03_10_14_30_29_985.pcap
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Try running the script on local files, to see if it's a Samba bug. –  Gilles Mar 12 at 23:23

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