perms

Convert Unix style permissions to strings like ls (0755 => 'rwxr-xr-x')

npm install perms
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perms

Convert Unix style permissions to strings like ls (0755 => 'rwxr-xr-x')

Usage

Node.js

var Perms = require('perms');

Web

<script src="perms.min.js"></script>

Examples

Convert a mode to a human-readable string like ls(1) generates

var p = Perms.toString('0755');
console.log(p);

yields

rwxr-xr-x

Also handles special permissions

var p = Perms.toString('6660');
console.log(p);

yields

rwSrwS---

Go backwards as well!

var mode = Perms.toMode('rwxr-xr-t');
console.log(mode);

yields

1755

NOTE: This module makes it super tempting to parse ls(1)... don't do that!

http://mywiki.wooledge.org/ParsingLs

Functions

toMode(s)

Given a string, return the mode suitable for passing to fs.chmod

toString(s)

Given a mode, return a string suitable for printing to a user

Installation

npm install perms

Tests

npm test

License

MIT License

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