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Old 08-25-2008, 01:39 PM   #1
janel10
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Recursive directory search


I need a script which will go through directories and find all xml type files. Then it needs to change the permissions to chmod 774. I thought this would be easy, not I'm stuck.
 
Old 08-25-2008, 01:55 PM   #2
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find / -type f -iname *.xml -exec chmod 774 {} \;

Change the / directory to whatever specific directory you want to limit the search to.
 
Old 08-26-2008, 06:28 AM   #3
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Thanks, that was easier than I thought. Maybe it was just Monday, so I couldn't think.
 
  


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