[sf-lug] time of last modification of a file as reported by stat

Bill Kendrick nbs at sonic.net
Tue Mar 16 18:53:04 PDT 2010

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 06:33:54PM -0700, Michael Shiloh wrote:
> According to "man stat" on my Ubuntu system, part of the format sequence 
> can be:
> 	%y     Time of last modification
> 	%z     Time of last change
> What is the difference between "modification" and "change"? Aren't they 
> synonyms?

Google lead me to:

The summary being:
  modified content vs. changed permissions and ownerships 


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