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bug #50758: Incorrect example in find.info docs for '-perm'

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Sat 08 Apr 2017 10:04:59 AM UTC  
Category: documentationSeverity: 2 - Minor
Item Group: NoneStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Bernhard Voelker <berny>
Originator Name: Jacob NevinsOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 4.6.0
Fixed Release: None

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Tue 02 May 2017 06:18:56 AM UTC, comment #2:


Bernhard Voelker <berny>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Thu 13 Apr 2017 06:49:43 AM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for the report and the patch.
While your fix is correct, I'd prefer to fix the description
rather than the permission mode, because searching for files
with too wide permissions (022) is a more common use case
than searching for files which are writable by the file's
user and group.

Patch attached.

Have a nice day,

(file #40385)

Bernhard Voelker <berny>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Sat 08 Apr 2017 10:04:59 AM UTC, original submission:

An example in find.info says

I think this is wrong; to match the text, I think the option would have to be '-perm /220'. Other examples nearby are similar. Patch attached.



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file #40385:  0001-doc-fix-some-perm-examples-in-find.info.patch added by berny (3KiB - text/x-patch - [PATCH] doc: fix some -perm examples in find.info)
file #40328:  perm-example.patch added by None (717B - text/x-patch - Patch against git 11a050cdb)


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Tue 02 May 2017 06:18:56 AM UTCbernyStatusIn Progress=>Fixed
    Thu 13 Apr 2017 06:49:43 AM UTCbernyAttached File-=>Added 0001-doc-fix-some-perm-examples-in-find.info.patch, #40385
      Severity3 - Normal=>2 - Minor
      StatusNone=>In Progress
      Assigned toNone=>berny
    Sat 08 Apr 2017 10:04:59 AM UTCNoneAttached File-=>Added perm-example.patch, #40328

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