Subject: Re: chmod(1) and '+X'
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Jesper Louis Andersen <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/18/2004 18:48:13
Quoting Perry E. Metzger (

> > IRIX' chmod and GNU chmod remove the 'x' bit.
> If Solaris' does the same, I'd say we have consensus.

Hmm, is all those anything but old SystemV descendants? What about
4.4bsd and it's behaviour? 

(no, I am not on sure ground here, I just want to weed out the 
possibility that there are 2 main ways of doing it)