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[Findutils-patches] [PATCH] Fix Savannah bug #21628.

From: James Youngman
Subject: [Findutils-patches] [PATCH] Fix Savannah bug #21628.
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2007 09:41:34 +0000

Correct the warning about the change in behaviour of -perm /000 to
indicate that the change has happened now.  This fixes Savannah bug
 NEWS          |    4 ++++
 doc/find.texi |    8 +++-----
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 3c9709c..b41d9e9 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -20,6 +20,10 @@ messages must also result in a nonzero exit status.
 options bold instead of italic and making OPTIONS a section header
 rather than a subsection.
+#21628: find -perm /000 matches all files rather than none, since
+findutils-4.3.3.  The Texinfo documentation is now consistent with the
+manual page on this point.
 * Major changes in release 4.3.10, 2007-11-13
 ** Bug Fixes
diff --git a/doc/find.texi b/doc/find.texi
index c54c49c..f4ea166 100644
--- a/doc/find.texi
+++ b/doc/find.texi
@@ -1238,11 +1238,9 @@ As above.
 @quotation Warning
 If you specify @samp{-perm /000} or @samp{-perm /mode} where the
-symbolic mode @samp{mode} has no bits set, the test currently matches
-no files.  This differs from the behaviour of @samp{-perm -000}, which
-matches all files.  The behaviour of @samp{-perm /000} will be changed
-to be consistent with the behaviour of @samp{-perm -000}.  The change
-will probably be made in early 2006.
+symbolic mode @samp{mode} has no bits set, the test matches all files.
+Versions of GNU @code{find} prior to 4.3.3 matched no files in this
 @end quotation
 @end deffn

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