This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
[OT] RE: How to "find" all writable files in a directory tree?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: lists at m8y dot org
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 18:46:56 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: [OT] RE: How to "find" all writable files in a directory tree?
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 9 May 2003 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Fri, 9 May 2003, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > AC,.
> > At 15:18 2003-05-09, email@example.com wrote:
> > >On Fri, 9 May 2003, Winston Gutkowski wrote:
> > >
> > > > Don't want to flog a dead horse, but if I read the manpages right
> > > > it seems that
> > > > -222
> > > > should be true only if the 'w' flag is on in all 3 positions, but
> > > > +222
> > > > will be true only if the 'w' flag is on in *any* of the 3 positions.
> > > >
> > > > Is this right? Also, I didn't find any refernce to the shorthand
> > > +2. Perhaps it's one of those mystical osmosis things...:-)
> > Winston. You're right. There is no such thing in GNU find.
> > > > My reading of the manual is that:
> > > > -222 examines bit 2 being on in all of the 3 areas
> > > > +2 examines bit 2 being on in all of the 3 areas
> > > > 222 checks exact permissions 222
> > >
> > >Erm.
> > > +2 examines bit 2 being on in all of the 3 areas
> > >should read
> > > +2 examines bit 2 being on in any of the 3 areas
> > There is no such shorthand (documented). "-perm +2" will only match
> > when the other / world write bit is set. It will not mach when the
> > owner and / or group write bits are set and the other / world write bit
> > is not. And so on, as my previous experiment showed.
> > Maybe you're thinking of a some other find--a non GNU version?
> Stand corrected.
> P'raps this thread can die. :)
Le cheval est mort, vive le cheval! :-D
|\ _,,,---,,_ firstname.lastname@example.org
ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ email@example.com
|,4- ) )-,_. ,\ ( `'-' Igor Pechtchanski
'---''(_/--' `-'\_) fL a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-. Meow!
Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.
-- Leto II
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html