Files owner/group

Thomas 'Balu' Walter tw at
Wed Dec 6 12:03:04 PST 2000

+-ced-(hcedric at[06.12.00 20:27]:
> >> I think it has to be "chmod -R a+x *" All (+)set eXecute. You can also
> >> write "ugo+x" to do that. 
> >
> >... or just chmod -R +x *
> >
> >leaving out the [augo] defaults to a!
> Ok this time I did carefully read the man chmod (my bad:\ ).
> But, doing ' chmod -R +x * ' in my $LFS/usr/src dir will make
> executable all the files in this dir and in the subdirs.
> That sounds odd to me, is it really advised ?

No - of course not advised and you are absolutely correct.

Sorry, I did not read the start of the thread. If you want to make all
files owned by root just do the "chown -Rv root.root *", but I don't
think it is needed at all...


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