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I've noticed sometimes I touch a file that does not exist at all and after the command, the files get created. However, depending on what directory I'm touching, I get "No such file or directory" error.
For example, If I run
touch foo.txt, the foo.txt file gets created in my home directory. Instead, if I run
touch /bar/foo.txt, I get
touch: cannot touch '/bar/foo.txt': No such file or directory.
What's the logic behind this? Thanks.