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Old 6th September 2010, 05:46 PM
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dot at the end of file permissions?!

I get the following as the result of invoking ls on a file:

Code:
ls -l foobar
-rwxrwxr-x.  1 root root  9319 Mar 30 08:05 foobar
what does that dot at the very end of file permissions mean?
I mean the dot at the end of "-rwxrwxr-x."
and how can I make a file have that dot at the end of its permission by using chmod?

thanks
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Old 6th September 2010, 06:15 PM
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Re: dot at the end of file permissions?!

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedor..._some_files.3F
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Old 9th September 2010, 01:24 PM
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Re: dot at the end of file permissions?!

Awesome! I had wondered about that "dot" myself .... and now I know!

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