chmod -R doesn't seem to work

Bug #339777 reported by Micah Gersten

This bug report was converted into a question: question #63560: chmod -R doesn't seem to work.

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coreutils (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: coreutils

Description: Ubuntu 8.10
Release: 8.10

coreutils:
  Installed: 6.10-6ubuntu1
  Candidate: 6.10-6ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 6.10-6ubuntu1 0
        400 http://archive.ubuntu.com jaunty/main Packages
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com intrepid/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Expect chmod -R to change mode in subdirectories.
chmod -R 644 *.php should change .php files in this dir and subdirs.

Does not change mode in subdirectories.

Revision history for this message
Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote :

chmod -R works fine for me. It is very unlikely that there is a bug here, so I'm going to convert this in to a support request in the answer tracker.

Changed in coreutils:
status: New → Invalid
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