Linux standalone created with MacOSX- how to set the executable flag permanently

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Thu Sep 5 15:51:48 CEST 2013

Hi Matthias,

What is the owner on Mac OS X? Does this owner exist on Linux? If not, you might want to chmod a-x or use chown. I think that the tar man page contains some useful info.

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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On 5 sep 2013, at 15:29, Matthias Rebbe wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> thanks for your answer. I am not sure how i can set that flag for Linux under Mac OS X.
> Using a "ls -al" on Mac OS X i can see that it has already the executable flag set. But when i
> compress it with tar and move it to Linux and untar it, then flag is not set anymore.
> Regards,
> Matthias

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