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Fabio Fracassi f.fracassi at
Wed Dec 6 13:32:57 PST 2000

On Wednesday 06 December 2000 20:22, you wrote:
> >> 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 ?

ups, sorry, mistake on my part. +x is executable for files, for directorys it 
means that you can change into it. you should probably not do it with -R in 
this case.

Very Sorry


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