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Jun
14
comment How to prevent find -execdir from following symlinks?
Thanks, I didn’t realise that. The same is also true of chgrp and chown. Using -h (where supported) on these commands affects the symlink itself, but seems pointless other than to cause an error message in ls if you take off read privilege. I’m in the process of tidying up permissions after we moved servers and the data was transferred over with silly permissions/user/group. I’ll need to make sure the find command only finds actual files and dirs otherwise I could end up changing settings in places like /usr or even /…
Jun
13
asked How to prevent find -execdir from following symlinks?
Mar
21
comment How to cancel :X encryption in vi
Easy when you know! Thanks.
Mar
17
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Mar
17
asked How to cancel :X encryption in vi