Subject: Re: Recursive grep (where is limfree defined?)
To: Don Lewis <>
From: Missing - presumed fed. <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/24/1996 10:41:27
#define AUTHOR " (Don Lewis)"

 * On Jan 23,  1:15am, wrote:
 * } Subject: Re: Recursive grep (where is limfree defined?)
 * } I don't think a recursive grep is any worse than a recursive chown or 
 * } chmod.  You can accomplish all three with using 'find xargs', but it is more 
 * } convenient to let the command take care of it.  
 * IMHO recursive chmod is worthless.  In general I don't want the same
 * permission bits on files and directories.

Unless, of course, you use -R [ugo][+-=]X (sets all execute bits IFF
the file is executable at all, or it's a directory).  I've had cause
to use this one quite often.  Also, for my home directory:

	chmod u=rwX,g=rX,o=X ~

#undef AUTHOR	/* " (Don Lewis)" */

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