--On Wednesday, February 28, 2007 17:16:35 -0600 Josh Tolbert
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 05:12:58PM -0600, Paul Schmehl wrote:
I'd like to cron a process that looks at a certain folder every day and
changes the perms on a directory if they aren't what I want.
Unfortunately, the people creating the folders are Windows folks using
WinSCP, and so they create folders with spaces in them. (E.g. Day 1,
Day 2, etc.)
I thought I could just do this:
chmod 755 `find /path/to/dirs -type d`
but find returns a directory name of Day, Day, Day, which (obviously)
> From the cli, find returns the actual directory name.
How can I get find to return the dirs correctly in a script? Or is
there some other way to do this that would work?
find /path/to/dirs -type d -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 755
Thanks, Josh. That worked exactly as I wanted.
Paul Schmehl ([EMAIL PROTECTED])
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas