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shtool-fixperm: GNU shtool file permission fixing command
shtool fixperm - GNU shtool file permission fixing command
SYNOPSISshtool fixperm [-v|--verbose] [-t|--trace] path [path ...]
DESCRIPTIONshtool fixperm fixes file permissions inside a source tree under path by cleaning up the permission bits. It determines the cleaned up permission from the already set bits. It is intended to be run before a tarball is rolled (usually with shtool tarball) out of a source tree. The trick is that this is more convenient than having to set the permissions manually or by using a large file list.
OPTIONSThe following command line options are available.
- -v, --verbose
- Display some processing information.
- -t, --trace
- Enable the output of the essential shell commands which are executed.
# Makefile.in dist: shtool fixperm -v * ...
HISTORYThe GNU shtool fixperm command was originally written by Ralf S. Engelschall <rse [at] engelschall.com> in 1996 for OSSP eperl. It was later taken over into GNU shtool.
SEE ALSOshtool(1), chmod(1).
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