Subject: Re: chmod on symlink Q
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/26/2001 00:25:01
On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> miyu# ls -laL do-build
> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  351 Apr 26 00:08 do-build
> Shouldn't the chmod change the permissions on the file the link points to?
> This is on 1.5.1_BETA/i386. 

To add a bit more data: this works properly on a 1.5.1_ALPHA system from
March 19th, so I guess the error went in somewhen in the last 35 days.
This is all code on the release branch. *cough*

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>