What does the "@" mean....

Discussion in 'macOS' started by mac2x, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. mac2x macrumors 65816

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    #1
    ....at the end of some permission strings?

    Code:
    -rwxr-xr-x@
    I hadn't ever really noticed it before, but I can't say as I've seen it on any of my VMs (Ubuntu, FreeBSD, OpenSolaris).

    A few internet searches turned up nothing. :confused:

    Thanks!
     
  2. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus

    robbieduncan

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    #2
    Did you consider the ls man page? It should have been your first port of call:

     
  3. mac2x thread starter macrumors 65816

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    #3
    Why use the man pages when one can come to MR and get sarcastic answers from the Demi Gods? :p

    Yes, I forgot to look there. Thanks anyway. ;)
     

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