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Old 04-25-2005
File Permissions change date

Hi,

I was wondering if there is any way to find out when the file/directory's permissions were changed. Typically, when using 'chmod' to change a file/directory's permissions, the modification date does not change.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.
# 2  
Old 04-25-2005
chmod changes the inode change time which you can see with "ls -lc".
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Old 04-25-2005
Thanks for the reply but, it still does not tell me when a particular file/directory's permissions were changed. I guess, what I am trying to find out is the date/time when the file permissions of a particular file(s) were mangled.

Thanks again.
# 4  
Old 04-25-2005
"ls -lc particular.file" will tell you when particular.file's inode was last changed.
# 5  
Old 04-25-2005
Yes, it did work, I did not notice it carefully the first time when I ran 'ls -lc'.

Thanks again.
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