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Old 01-04-2008, 07:55 AM   #1
pepe0121
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find / -perm +020?????


Hi everyone!

I have a question about the find command. I want to find all files in a directory that have group read permissions among other permissions. I have done some research and this is the command that I used:

#find ./ -perm +020

and I get something like:

-rw-rw---- A1
-rw-rw---T A5

when I have this other file in the same directory:

----r---- A4

I wonder why don't I get the following output that I'm lookin for:

-rw-rw---- A1
----r----- A4
-rw-rw---T A5

thanx,
 
Old 01-04-2008, 08:42 AM   #2
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According to the man page, the form " -perm +xxx" is deprecated and not recommended for use.

I tried reading thru the various recommend forms for -perm and I got a headache. While I search for my aspirin, I suggest you try some of the examples they give.
 
  


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