[thelist] Milwaukee Beervolt tonite

Megan Holbrook meganwh at mediaone.net
Tue Apr 10 14:23:16 CDT 2001

Oops -  unfortunately this will conflict with the eInnovate event at the
ICC. I'd love to come to Beervolt, but any chance you can pick a
different night next time? Otherwise, maybe you guys would like to mosey
on over to eInnovate after a few beers? I find the speakers always sound
better that way...

:) M.

"Daniel J. Cody" wrote:
> 5:30 at the Milwaukee Ale House on Water.. We've got 4 possibles coming
> so far, and 2 for sures. Everyone is invited and evolt tshirts for all!
> :)
> <tip type="chown'ing huge directory listings">
> Lets say you have a directory with 20 subdirectorys, /www/1 /www/2
> /www/3 and so on. You need to change the owner of the data directory
> under each of them to 'foo',but dont want to do it manually.(who does
> anything manually witha shell? :) So, we can use a little awk script to
> put it together for us:
> [root at server /www]# ls -l | awk '{print "chown nobody "$9"/data"}' >
> this.sh
> That will grab a directory listing(ls -l) then pass it to awk who will
> prepend the 'chown nobody' command to each subdirectory in the /www
> directory(from the ls -l, the $9 is the ninth column in that output),
> and then append '/data' on the end of that. Finally, it will output that
> into a textfile called this.sh which will look like this when you're
> done:
> chown nobody 1/data
> chown nobody 2/data
> chown nobody 3/data
> etc...
> Simply run the this.sh file as a bash script and it will walk through
> each of the directories for you, chown'ing them to nobody, saving you
> time for more important things like beervolts :)
> </tip>
> .djc.
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