Re: chown: Function not implemented
On 13 Dec 1998, Stephen Zander wrote:
> >>>>> "Jason" == Jason Gunthorpe <email@example.com> writes:
> Jason> Yes this has to do with tmp being +t. Ownership also
> Jason> controls who can change the mtime of a file.
> However, link mtimes are only meaningful if you're using lstat.
> stat/open et al ignore the link's attributes completely.
Personally, if it's a big issue dpkg should probably just treat a failed
lchown as a warning and leave it as root.root.