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Re: chown: Function not implemented

Stephen Zander <gibreel@pobox.com> writes:

> 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 matters for directories with the sticky bit set.


 - Jim

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