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Old 04-10-2004, 11:45 AM   #1
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getting a directory's permissions and creating a new one with the same permissions

i am very new in programming in linux and i am a bit confused. I am trying to get the permissions of an existing directory and creating a new one with the same permissions.
I manage to get the the existing directory's permissions but how can i use the output in mode_t mode to create the new directory?
Old 04-10-2004, 12:52 PM   #2
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What about:
mkdir --mode=`stat --format=%a dir1` dir2


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