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Re: UNIX I/O
> to change unix file attribute from idl :
> spawn,'chmod 777 file'
This will only work if you're the owner of the file in question.
Is it the system defaulting to read-only output, or are the users themselves setting the files as
If it's the former, then change the system default, or get people to stick a "umask" command in
their login script (sorta like a chmod but opposite).
If it's the latter, ask them not to do it. :o)
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