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Re: How to "find" all writable files in a directory tree?
- From: wayne <wayne at reliant dot immure dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 15:59:23 -0500
- Subject: Re: How to "find" all writable files in a directory tree?
- References: <0C260F619E428642BFA6380177C3ADF302659F@exmsea005.us.wamu.net>
- Reply-to: Wayne Willcox <wayne at reliant dot immure dot com>
Well with the find I am used to you have to do the following for example...
find . -parm -666
On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 01:52:56PM -0700, Karr, David wrote:
> 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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