Subject: Re: chmod(1) and '+X'
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/17/2004 23:12:23
Jan Schaumann <email@example.com> writes:
> "Perry E. Metzger" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Certainly adding the bit is wrong in the - case.
>> However, what it *should* do is also unclear. What do other chmod's
>> do? the -X thing seems ambiguous with respect to files at least.
> IRIX' chmod and GNU chmod remove the 'x' bit.
If Solaris' does the same, I'd say we have consensus.