CHMOD not changing mode

Michael Hirmke
Tue Dec 8 19:23:00 GMT 1998

Hi Brian,

>I am trying to change the mode of a file to 777 using "chmod -v 777
>Chmod reports:
>"mode of output.dat changed to 0777 (rwxrwxrwx)"
>But the file mode does not change, as evidenced by an ls -l.
>Any tricks or simple solutions?

Sure you are using the Cygnus chmod ?
This one normally doesn't tell you that it has changed mode.


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