[Libreoffice] [PATCH] Reducing chmod spawning by replacing exec by xargs

Julien Nabet serval2412 at yahoo.fr
Wed Jan 12 10:03:33 PST 2011

Le 12/01/2011 13:34, Christian Lohmaier a écrit :
> Hi *,
> On Sat, Jan 8, 2011 at 2:06 AM, Julien Nabet<serval2412 at yahoo.fr>  wrote:
>> I used xargs instead of -exec to reduce chmod spawning.
>> Hope there's no mistake in it.
> I don't see the point in using -i - since that in turn causes one
> process per file, so you don't really gain anything, do you?
> Furthermore -i is not supported on mac, and in my linux-xargs manpage
> -i is flagged as being deprecated.
> (-I would work on both), but again: Using -i / -I and thus the implied
> -L 1 nullifies the benefit, doesn't it?
> find $packagename -type d -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 775
> should do the trick
> ciao
> Christian

I didn't know that. I had learnt (some years ago) that xargs was better 
than -exec and I've been showed this command with -i.
Moreover, I didn't know too that the -i option brings 1 process per file.
So thank you a lot, I've learnt something and from now, I try to make no 
more this mistake !


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