I'm reading about
find and for one of the tests (-cnewer file) it reads:
File's status was last changed more recently than file was modified.
What is the file's status? It's obviously a date, but in general what does it mean?
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It's referring to the time when the inode of the file was last changed. In the context of
find, status means inode.
You can read more about inodes, what they are and what they contain.