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Re: (code) Recursive chmod chown chgrp in 30 lines

by Anonymous Monk
on Oct 16, 2004 at 01:26 UTC ( #399708=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to (code) Recursive chmod chown chgrp in 30 lines

I found this code particularly useful and elegant. The use of the find command with the subroutine really made a hard task easy. I did not use all of it, but there are definitely some nice things happening here.

I found one reason to use this type of thing instead of chown/chgrp/chmod is because this is more portable. As long as perl is installed this script will work where as the chown/chgrp/chmod commands may not be on every system that runs perl. This allows me to only require perl for my users.


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