On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 05:56:12PM +0200, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:
> Hello,
> I did read man chmod but I am not really wiser. Is there an option to
> recursively set 755 permissions for directories and 644 for files?
> When I just issue
> chmod -R 755 /usr/local/www/data/wp/
> then all files and directories under wp/ are given permissions 755
> which is not what I want.
> I can do it manually but since there are manyt subdirectories I
> thought I would make my life easier. Many thanks in advance!

find(1) is your friend here:

 # find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \;
 # find . -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \;


Daniel Bye

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