Subject: Re: Recursive grep
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: John Hawkinson <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/24/1996 15:50:47
> Mind you the -R is not that useful in some cases - like when you want
> to change a directory tree of files to be readable _but_ you need to
> make the directories r-x so the users can access the directories,
> making the files executable is not acceptable.  Sooooo what do we do?

Read the man page?

	chmod -R a+rX /path

does what you want.