Sean Kelly <kel...@fsl.noaa.gov> writes:
"Branson" == Branson Matheson <bran...@longstreet.larc.nasa.gov> writes:
Branson> chmod 644 -R .??*
I prefer chmod 644 -R .[a-zA-Z]* myself
Branson> the '?'s will require two characters in the file
Branson> name.. not just one which very effectively skips '.' and
But it unfortunately misses all entries with a name of . followed by a
single character: .a, .b, .c, etc. But, hey, close enough! Do those
by hand, I say!
You forgot the upper case ones 8-)
And yes, I've made this mistake as well (in someone's home directory,
so they ended up owning everyone's files). Not quite as serious,
perhaps, but a *lot* more embarrassing!