[olug] 'chmod +x' no longer means 'chmod ugo+x' ?

Daniel Linder dan at linder.org
Fri Apr 20 16:45:56 UTC 2007

On 4/19/07, Jay Hannah <jay at jays.net> wrote:
> Curious. I've been typing chmod +x as a shortcut for chmod ugo+x
> forever. I typed it today and only u+x was set. SuSE Enterprise 10.0.

On Thu, April 19, 2007 11:59, Jeff Hinrichs - DM&T wrote:
> It still does on Ubuntu 6.10 and FBSD 6.2 -- that would have caught me too.

Does "chmod a+x" work like that?  I've alternated between the "+x" and
"a+x" and just accepted that it was one of those differenses between


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