Subject: Re: Symlink ownership
To: None <,>
From: Captech) < (James Graham>
List: current-users
Date: 08/01/1995 10:23:43
I said:

#: > 	* chown() as far as I could tell never affected the symlink
#: > 	  itself, although if, as you say, ownership were to be significant,
#: > 	  we'd need lchown().

Greg Woods said:
#: On SunOS-4.1.x it definitely does:
 [example deleted]
#: On the other hand, chmod() affects the target, not the link, and there
#: is no lchmod() [documented or in libc].

Well, considering that modes on a symlink are meaningless anyway, this
stands to reason.