On 11/14/06, Peter Bailey <pbailey / bna.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I need to notate the date/time attributes of files. I'm using File.ctime
> and trimming it back to show just day, date, and time.
>
> filetime = File.ctime(txtfile)
> filetime = filetime.to_s.gsub!(/ -.*$/, "")
>
> But, I've noticed that files that list in the directories as being dated
> November 8 are showing via ctime as November 13 files. What's up?

Perhaps dir/ls shows mtime? Try checking mtime/ctime/atime to see
which is the right one.
To display ctime on windows, try dir /T:C  on unix ls -l --time=ctime