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Old 11-14-2005
chmod erased a directory(?)

I was attempting to change permissions on a directory, used a 'chmod -rwrwrw DirectoryName' command, and hit enter. Now, that directory shows that it's empty! How could this be? Any Ideas?

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Old 11-14-2005
Do a "ls -ld directory-name". When you can't read a directory, ls cannot produce a list of filenames. Read Unix File Permissions
 
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