KPSESTAT(1)                                           KPSESTAT(1)

NAME
       kpsestat - compute octal mode from mode of existing file

SYNOPSIS
       kpsestat mode file

DESCRIPTION
       kpsestat  prints  the  octal  permission  of file modified
       according to mode on standard output.  The mode  parameter
       accepts  a  subset of the symbolic permissions accepted by
       chmod(1).  Use = as the mode to obtain the unchanged  per-
       missions.

OPTIONS
       kpsestat accepts the following additional options:

       --help Print help message and exit.

       --version
              Print version information and exit.

BUGS
       The  error  message  when the file doesn't exist is rather
       cryptic.

SEE ALSO
       chmod(1).

Kpathsea 3.3              4 January 1998                        1