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Old 05-21-2003, 02:17 PM   #1
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chmod directories only


I have a lot of directories that I want to chmod, but only the directories, not the files. Alot of them are nested, so I can't just chmod the directory and then set the files back to what they were before.

I tried using ls -Rd * to see if that would list all the direcotories (thinking I could pipe it to chmod command) and it only lists the directories in the current directory, it doesn't recurse through them, even though I specify the R tag.

Any other ideas? Thanks. This is on Mandrake 9.1
 
Old 05-21-2003, 02:25 PM   #2
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Maybe write a small shell script instead of that one line piped command?
 
Old 05-21-2003, 02:28 PM   #3
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find . -type d -exec chmod 000 {} \;
 
Old 05-21-2003, 08:58 PM   #4
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find . -type d -exec chmod 000 {} \;
Thanks, that worked perfectly.
 
Old 05-21-2003, 09:02 PM   #5
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