exec chmod to subfiles

find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 chmod a-x
Using xargs is usually much quicker as it does not have to execute chmod for every file

By: jlaunay
2012-06-11 07:28:30

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find . -type f -exec chmod a-x {} + Using + instead of \; will cause find to build the command for chmod with all filenames at once, instead of one at a time.
sanmiguel · 448 weeks and 5 days ago

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