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Re: find patch: allow -mode as synonym for -perm

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: find patch: allow -mode as synonym for -perm
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 11:00:18 +0100

On 3/22/06, Alan Iwi <address@hidden> wrote:
> Here's a tiny patch to allow "-mode" as a synonym for "-perm", just because
> it's such an obvious thing for people to try to call it

The problem with this though is that they will end up with nonportable
shell scripts, surely?
I could be convinced to implement a -mode which causes an error
message telling people to use -perm, but the problem with that
approach is, where would one stop?


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