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Re: How to "find" all writable files in a directory tree?
This isn't really a cygwin bug, more of a failure to understand permission bits bug, but.
4,2,1 for rwx
5 for rx
Just like with chmod
I'd recommend posting this question on a gnu, linux, or unix forum.
> I need to find all the files in a directory tree that are writable. So,
> the "find" man page has the following text:
> -perm mode
> File's permission bits are exactly mode (octal or
> Symbolic modes use mode 0 as a point of departure.
> -perm -mode
> All of the permission bits mode are set for the file.
> -perm +mode
> Any of the permission bits mode are set for the file.
> I'm not quite sure what this tells me. I guessed that "-perm +w" would
> do what I want. Unfortunately, when I use this it says:
> find: invalid mode `+w'
> I'm on Cygwin 1.3.22.
> Am I misunderstanding what this man page says?
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