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Reset file permissions via file introspection.

When migrating between Cygwin and Linux proper, or when FAT/NTFS filesystems are in use, permissions may be lost. This script makes a best effort to reset file permissions to something "normal" by performing deep file introspection to determine whether a file is executable.

Tags: sysadmin


About: chmod-reset can reset file and directory permissions to something "normal". That's 755 for directories and executables, and 644 for other files. Usage: chmod-reset [OPTIONS] [--] DIRECTORY [ DIRECTORY ... ] Options: -f, --exec-check-fast Mark files executable based on extension -s, --exec-check-slow Mark files executable based on content (default) --help Display this message and exit


2017-04-23 1.0
• Initial public release


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