Ubuntu 8.04/ssh bug

Bug #392466 reported by Simone on 2009-06-26
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Ubuntu 8.04
When I connecting to Ubuntu Server (8.04) via ssh and run this command "chmod -R -x DIR_name" and then run "ls -DIR_NAME" command is displayed on the screen the "?" character instead of the attributes of files.

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Simone (rsimone77) wrote :

Hi Simone,

I tested this on Ubuntu Hardy and got similar results. Please, see the txt.

Changed in ubuntu:
status: New → Confirmed
Luke Faraone (lfaraone) wrote :

This is by design; it is the way POSIX is supposed to work.

From Wikipedia ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_system_permissions#Classes ):
* The execute permission, which grants the ability to execute a file. This permission must be set for executable binaries (for example, a compiled c++ program) or shell scripts (for example, a Perl program) in order to allow the operating system to run them. When set for a directory, this permission grants the ability to traverse its tree in order to access files or subdirectories, but not see files inside the directory (unless read is set).

Changed in ubuntu:
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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