Subject: Re: chmod on symlink Q
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 04/25/2001 17:52:47
On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> Shouldn't the chmod change the permissions on the file the link points to?
I would have thought so, too, but this is what it says in the man page
If the option -h is not given, unless the -H or -L option is set,
chmod on a symbolic link always succeeds and has no effect.