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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In the context of
find, "status" means "inode".
So it referring to the time when the inode of the file was last changed.
Also read about inodes to get a grasp of what are these and what they contain.