Immediately put execute permission on any file saved/created in $HOME/bin

inotifywait -mr -e CREATE $HOME/bin/ | while read i; do chmod +x "$(echo "$i" | sed 's/ \S* //')"; done

By: Sepero
2014-03-08 19:21:53

What Others Think

Very nice. If you're only looking for CREATE events you can replace sed with bash: chmod +x "${i/ CREATE /}" (and quote the filename in case of whitespace).
flatcap · 371 weeks and 2 days 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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