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RE: How to "find" all writable files in a directory tree?
On Fri, 9 May 2003, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> At 15:18 2003-05-09, email@example.com wrote:
> >On Fri, 9 May 2003, Winston Gutkowski wrote:
> > > Don't want to flog a dead horse, but if I read the manpages right
> > it seems that
> > > -222
> > > should be true only if the 'w' flag is on in all 3 positions, but
> > > +222
> > > will be true only if the 'w' flag is on in *any* of the 3 positions.
> > >
> > > Is this right? Also, I didn't find any refernce to the shorthand
> > +2. Perhaps it's one of those mystical osmosis things...:-)
> Winston. You're right. There is no such thing in GNU find.
> > > My reading of the manual is that:
> > > -222 examines bit 2 being on in all of the 3 areas
> > > +2 examines bit 2 being on in all of the 3 areas
> > > 222 checks exact permissions 222
> > +2 examines bit 2 being on in all of the 3 areas
> >should read
> > +2 examines bit 2 being on in any of the 3 areas
> There is no such shorthand (documented). "-perm +2" will only match
> when the other / world write bit is set. It will not mach when the
> owner and / or group write bits are set and the other / world write bit
> is not. And so on, as my previous experiment showed.
> Maybe you're thinking of a some other find--a non GNU version?
P'raps this thread can die. :)
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