Show permissions of current directory and all directories upwards to /

namei -m $(pwd)
NB not 'namei -m .', as it slices the path you give it.
Sample Output
f: /home/foo/bar
 drwxr-xr-x /
 drwxr-xr-x home
 drwxr-xr-x foo
 drwxr-xr-x bar

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By: bazzargh
2012-07-24 15:27:20

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  • Useful if a different user cannot access some directory and you want to know which directory on the way misses the x bit. Show Sample Output


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    dir=$(pwd); while [ ! -z "$dir" ]; do ls -ld "$dir"; dir=${dir%/*}; done; ls -ld /
    hfs · 2009-12-14 14:38:11 0

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