A Grunt task plugin to modify file permissions, a la
This plugin requires Grunt
If you haven't used Grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide, as it explains how to create a Gruntfile as well as install and use Grunt plugins. Once you're familiar with that process, you may install this plugin with this command:
npm install grunt-chmod --save-dev
The "chmod" task
In your project's Gruntfile, add a section named
chmod to the data object passed into
Default value: none (required)
A string value to specify the permissions'
chmod-style numeric or symbolic mode to set on the files and/or directories, e.g.:
Check the comments per section in this example for an explanation of what it does.
- On Windows (tested with Windows 7), the only possible values seem to be
'666'(read/write for all users) or
'444'(read only for all users). Whatever number is set in the user column (the hundreds place value) will become the value for all columns (user, group, and other), e.g.
'444'. The default permissons for both newly created files and folders is
In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using Grunt.
Copyright (c) 2013-2015 James M. Greene
Licensed under the MIT license.