CHMOD(II) 12/15/74 CHMOD(II) NAME chmod - change mode of file SYNOPSIS (chmod = 15.) sys chmod; name; mode chmod(name, mode) char *name; DESCRIPTION The file whose name is given as the null-terminated string pointed to by name has its mode changed to mode. Modes are constructed by ORing together some combination of the following: 4000 set user ID on execution 2000 set group ID on execution 1000 save text image after execution 0400 read by owner 0200 write by owner 0100 execute (search on directory) by owner 0070 read, write, execute (search) by group 0007 read, write, execute (search) by others Only the owner of a file (or the super-user) may change the mode. Only the super-user can set the 1000 mode. SEE ALSO chmod (I) DIAGNOSTIC Error bit (c-bit) set if name cannot be found or if current user is neither the owner of the file nor the super-user. From C, a -1 returned value indicates an error, 0 indicates success.