>>>>> "Karl" == Karl M Hegbloom <email@example.com> writes: Karl> In busybox, chgrp.c, `parse_modes', there's a `strtol' on Karl> line 71 that is parsing the number as base 10. Shouldn't it Karl> read the number as octal? Karl> ^^^^^^^ make that chmod.c, not chgrp.c. Uh uh! Mr. Kotta! Answering my own question... It's useing base "010", not base "10". Ok, I get it now.