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Old 04-03-2003, 03:04 AM   #1
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Question select files with attributes


is there any way to select files in a command-line with their

i want to move all executables from directory A to dir B or,

list all executables in a directory, or

'chmod' all files with attribute 'write' on 'others'?
Old 04-03-2003, 03:48 AM   #2
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how about to move all files with a specific permission:
eg for all file with any of the permissions bit being executable set:

find -perm +111 -exec mv '{}' /some/other/dir ';'


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