[SciPy-dev] CVS problem

eric eric at scipy.org
Thu Feb 14 01:48:14 CST 2002


Hey Prabhu and Pearu,

> # chmod -R g-s scipy
>
> # find scipy/ -type d -exec chmod g+s '{}' ';'

Done.  Thanks.  Things look better now.  Let me know if any other hangups occur.

see ya,
eric

----- Original Message -----
From: "Prabhu Ramachandran" <prabhu at aero.iitm.ernet.in>
To: <scipy-dev at scipy.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2002 3:42 AM
Subject: Re: [SciPy-dev] CVS problem


> >>>>> "eric" == eric  <eric at scipy.org> writes:
>
>     eric> Ok. I think...  I ran this, which applies the command
>     eric> recursively.  chmod -R g+s scipy
>
>     eric> Now everything looks something like this.
>
>     eric> drwxrwsr-x 2 ej users 4096 Feb 14 02:09 doc
>
>     eric> The potential mistake is that it did this to all the files
>     eric> in the directories too.  oops.  Any harm done by this?
>
> Nothing serious afaik but you have suid'd *all* files with the group
> as the owner.  Im not sure what consequences this has but maybe just
> do this to get things fixed.
>
> # chmod -R g-s scipy
>
> # find scipy/ -type d -exec chmod g+s '{}' ';'
>
> Find is your friend but be careful before you use it and generally
> avoid doing system administration late at night.  Sometimes all is
> lost before you realize its too late. :) Biggest problem is that
> sometimes mistakes can be unrecoverable.
>
> prabhu
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