fixperms on folders in shell script

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Old 06-07-2011
Question fixperms on folders in shell script


I am using fixperms command to change permissions of diretories in my script, i have to change 3 directories permissions one by one using fixperms.

i tried the below code

exec DIR1/fixperms -rRy DIR1
exec DIR2/fixperms -rRy DIR2
exec DIR3/fixperms -rRy DIR3

but this is not working, Smilie after executing the first command the script is terminating Smilie..

please help me how to change 3 directories permissions one by one ?

Last edited by pludi; 06-07-2011 at 03:11 PM..
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Old 06-07-2011
Your exec is a shell command that uses the shell's own process for the child, and the shell is then no longer running. Drop it.
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Old 06-08-2011
for DIR in DIR1 DIR2 DIR3 DIR4 .......
  fixperms -rRy $DIR

# 4  
Old 06-08-2011
Where's the right man for fixperms? I found but it does not take a dir, it takes a specfile.
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Old 06-08-2011
O/P might have been referring to from old MySQL kit ?
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