Recursive chmod all *.sh files within the current directory

chmod u+x **/*.sh
example of using zsh extended globbing

By: khayyam
2013-03-22 00:55:13

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Renato has it. Find and -exec argument are the cleanest way to handle precise chmod updates recursively. While you're at it, you can fix all directory perms and NON executable files very simply: find . -type f -not -name "*.sh" -exec chmod 644 {} + #all files starting "here" not ending in .sh end up with rw-r--r-- find . -type d -exec chmod 755 {} + #all directories starting "here" get reset to rwxr-xr-x
PegasusAndMe · 107 weeks ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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