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Bug#17708: marked as done (libc6: lchown not supported?)

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Subject: libc6: lchown not supported?
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Package: libc6
Version: 2.0.6-3

I am running a recent kernel and AFAIK it supports lchown. 

but chown does not recognize it:

lrwxrwxrwx   1 christop chris           1 Jan 31 22:02 y -> x
cyrix200:/usr/home/chris# chown -h root.root y
chown: --no-dereference (-h) is not supported on this system

Is this a libc6 issue or a tool issue?

-- System Information
Debian Release: 1.3
Kernel Version: Linux cyrix200 2.1.84 #54 Fri Jan 30 18:28:43 PST 1998 i586 unknown

Versions of the packages libc6 depends on:
ldso	Version: 1.9.6-2

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