Backup file, create dir and set perms in one shot

install -m 0400 foo bar/
Prior to working on/modifying a file, use the 'install -m' command which can both copy files, create directories, and set their permissions at the same time. Useful when you are working in the public_html folder and need to keep the cp'd file hidden.
Sample Output
#install -m 0400 a.txt{,.bak}
-rw-r--r--  1 user user  653 Feb 27 14:26 a.txt
-r--------  1 root root  653 Feb 27 15:58 a.txt.bak

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By: op4
2015-03-02 13:20:38

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