py script modify it's Modified Time?

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Wed Apr 11 20:26:37 CEST 2007

En Wed, 11 Apr 2007 10:33:57 -0300, <kyosohma at> escribió:

> On Apr 11, 6:14 am, "est" <electronix... at> wrote:

>> I guess os.stat() could retrieve information about ctime, mtime of a
>> path, but how can I change them? Is it possible to make it work both
>> under Win32 and Linux?
> I am not sure if you can change a creation time of a file on NT, but
> the rest sounds possible; according to this post anyway:

That post is rather old... With os.utime you can set the access and  
modified time, and it's portable.
Creation time isn't stored on [the normal filesystems used by] Linux, and  
on Windows you can use win32file.SetFileTime

> It mentions using the win32 modules, which can be found here:


Gabriel Genellina

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