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Re: chown: Function not implemented

>>>>> "cfm" == cfm  <cfm@maine.com> writes:

    cfm> I note that there is a bug filed on this now.  Our web
    cfm> publishing scripts use chown and rearrange symlinks a lot.
    cfm> Is this somehow `deprecated' and not to be counted on in
    cfm> which case I'd make my own /bin/lchown?  chown -h failed same
    cfm> way.

Why, other than for aesthetic reasons, would you want to change the
ownership of a symlink?  Ownership of the link doesn't influence
access to the file the link references, nor does it affet the ability
of non-priviledge users to remove the link.

It should be illegal to yell "Y2K" in a crowded economy.  :-) -- Larry Wall

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