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Re: bin/2689 ([dM] chmod(1)/setmode(3) symbolic mode improvement)
The following reply was made to PR bin/2689; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Alan Barrett <apb%cequrux.com@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/2689 ([dM] chmod(1)/setmode(3) symbolic mode improvement)
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:14:10 +0200
On Wed, 27 Aug 2014, David Holland wrote:
> Because of the interaction with getopt I don't think this is a
> good idea even as an extension.
Instead of trying to make "chmod --xr.x--x file" work, and
recognising it based on the string length and characters included,
perhaps we could find a way of recognising it based on a prefix.
Perhaps something like "chmod m=--xr.x--x file", where the new
"m=" marks the new syntax.
--apb (Alan Barrett)
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