Subject: Re: Symlink ownership
To: None <greywolf@tomcat.VAS.viewlogic.com, email@example.com>
From: Captech) <greywolf@tomcat.VAS.viewlogic.com (James Graham>
Date: 08/01/1995 10:23:43
#: > * 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:
#: 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.