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Chmod all directories (excluding files)

Terminal - Chmod all directories (excluding files)
find public_html/ -type d -exec chmod 775 {} \;
2011-07-23 19:27:27
User: Nichlas
Functions: chmod find
0
Chmod all directories (excluding files)

Uses find to find and chmod directories recursively.

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Terminal - Alternatives
find public_html/ -type d -exec chmod 755 {} +
2011-07-25 15:25:36
User: depesz
Functions: chmod find
7

+ at the end means that many filenames will be passed to every chmod call, thus making it faster. And find own {} makes sure that it will work with spaces and other characters in filenames.

chmod 755 $(find public_html -type d)

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What others think

extremely ineffective. runs separate process for every directory.

Comment by depesz 169 weeks and 2 days ago

chmod 755 $(find public_html -type d)

Comment by flxndn 169 weeks and 1 day ago

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