Learning how hard it is to recursively change permissions in an aws s3 storage bucket has been today's stupid lesson of the day.

I like how the tech industry reinvents things to be less useful/flexible and somehow makes millions for it.

All these suggested solutions are needlessly more complicated than "chmod -R" and I've decided it's faster and less hassle to just delete everything and copy it again but set the right permissions flag this time.

Okay I found *another* command line tool that can do this basic thing, so that's nice.

@rain count on stackoverflow for some galaxy-brain shell wizardry.

@lawremipsum Near as I can tell, the S3 data model doesn't actually have "folders" inside buckets, there are just keys that happen to have slashes in them. This might explain why AWS doesn't have anything they call "recursive".

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