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KiXtart 2001 Manual

CompareFileTimes( )

Action: Compares the date and time of two files.
 
Syntax: COMPAREFILETIMES ("file1", "file2")
 
Parameters:

File1

Identifies the first file you want to compare.

File2

Identifies the second file you want to compare.

Returns:
-3 File2 could not be opened (see @ERROR for more information).
-2 File1 could not be opened (see @ERROR for more information).
-1 File1 is older than file2.
0 File1 and file2 have the same date and time.
1 File1 is more recent than file2.  
 
See Also: GetFileTime( )
 
Example:

$Result = CompareFileTimes(@LDRIVE + "\USER.INI", "C:\WINDOWS\USER.INI")
IF $Result = 1 OR $Result = -3
  COPY @LDRIVE + "\USER.INI" "C:\WINDOWS\USER.INI"
ENDIF