Re: x bit for dirs: misfeature?
Tue, 20 Nov 2001 12:58:21 +0000
On Monday 19 November 2001 18:14, Horst von Brand wrote:
> vda <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> > On Monday 19 November 2001 16:44, Horst von Brand wrote:
> > > X sets x for dirs, leaves files alone.
> > Hmm... yes this is one of such workarounds already implemented.
> > But it is not very good for my example:
> > X sets x for dirs *and* for files with x set for any of u,g,o.
> > # chmod -R a+rX dir
> > will make any executables (even root only) world-executable.
> That's what you are asking for...
I'm asking for ability to make a tree _world-readable_ (and
browsable), i.e. a+r on files and a+rx on dirs.
There is currently no chmod flag which will do that.
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