symlink changes

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Mar 31 12:30:00 GMT 2000

Chris Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 08:52:55PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >- The other problem was that in chown the path was evaluated with
> >  SYMLINK_FOLLOW. This isn't the same behaviour as under linux.
> >  I have patched it, so that now a chown on a symlink changes
> >  user/group of the symlink instead of the linked file, equal to
> >  linux. This is done by using SYMLINK_IGNORE as parameter to
> >  path_conv.
> I believe that linux has an "lchown" call as well as a "chown" call.
> I'd prefer to implement lchown and leave chown alone.  It would also
> be nice to implement fchown (and fchmod?) while we're at it.

Ah, ok, I will change my code according to this.


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