Subject: Re: Recursive grep
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mark W. Eichin <email@example.com>
Date: 01/24/1996 19:50:04
> making the files executable is not acceptable. Sooooo what do we do?
> Fix chmod/chown so that you can tell it what type of file to apply the
Point of information: gnu chmod, at least, has the X flag:
: execute only if the file is a directory
: or already has execute permission for some user (X),
As you've already stated,
> small tools that do a simple task well and join them together to do
> what you want (mind you, some of the GNU tools seem to have lost this
> idea ;-)
I don't know if the BSD chmod has this feature as well.
The Herd of Kittens