find returns unusable result
pauls at utdallas.edu
Wed Feb 28 23:13:03 UTC 2007
I'd like to cron a process that looks at a certain folder every day and
changes the perms on a directory if they aren't what I want.
Unfortunately, the people creating the folders are Windows folks using
WinSCP, and so they create folders with spaces in them. (E.g. Day 1, Day
I thought I could just do this:
chmod 755 `find /path/to/dirs -type d`
but find returns a directory name of Day, Day, Day, which (obviously)
>From the cli, find returns the actual directory name.
How can I get find to return the dirs correctly in a script? Or is there
some other way to do this that would work?
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas
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