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Re: shmod

On Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:51:29 +0100
Jan Danielsson <> wrote:

> On 18/03/16 01:34, James K. Lowden wrote:
> [---]
> > 4.  -q option to print nothing if no error
>    Would you consider making it quiet by default?
>    It's kind of annoying having to silence tools run in cronjobs, I
> much prefer "say nothing unless you have something important to say.".

I think the default should be one line of output for interactive use.
I'm going to go out a limb and say all read-only utilities in
base produce some user feedback by default.  

If the consensus is that checking, not showing, is the dominant use,
then, yes, and I'd suggest chkmod as a name.  


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