[CentOS] chmod for directories only

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Mon Dec 1 13:44:30 UTC 2008


Bill Campbell wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 01, 2008, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>   
>> I want to change the permissions on directories, recursively to:
>>
>> drwxr-xr-x
>>
>> but keep the files within the directory tree as:
>>
>> -rw-r--r--
>>
>> But I can't find an option for chmod to only affect directories.  I  
>> suppose it won't hurt (in this case) to set the x for the files, but I  
>> want some consistancy.
>>     
>
> find . -type d | xargs chmod 755
>   

Thanks. Worked like a charm....




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