Find Command Syntax
rhempel at bmts.com
Wed Sep 22 11:16:16 PDT 2004
> OK, I'm trying to understand the difference. According to the manual
> -ctime is "change of file status" and -mtime is "last modification
> time". I think I understand what modification means (changing the
> contents of the file) but what is "change of file status"? In my
> particular situation, while reviewing my spam folder for possible "ham",
> my IMAP client may change the message status from unread to read. How
> would this affect the actual message file?
Contents change is when what's inside the file changes.
Status change is when the file descriptor status, like read-only, or
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