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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Using exec to run 'chmod a+x *'
Date Tue, 05 Aug 2003 07:18:01 GMT
On Mon, 4 Aug 2003, Matt Benson <> wrote:

> Incidentally, the <chmod> task is documented with a
> permissions attribute (not the exact name) that takes
> values such as "a+x" or "g+w"... does anyone know if
> the octal permissions also work with this task?

They do.  Ant simply passes the value of that attribute to chmod on
the command line, so anything that is accepted by chmod works.


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