Re: [hackers] [PATCH v2 1/2][sbase] chown/chgrp: chown target not symlink by default

From: Michael Forney <>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2019 22:37:30 -0700

On 2019-07-03, Richard Ipsum <> wrote:
> chown on a symlink should only chown the symlink itself when -h
> is specified, when no options are provided the target should be chown'd.

So this makes it so the -P behavior is only used when -R is in effect,
since all of the -H, -L, and -P options are guarded by -R.

Okay, I think I understand. Applied, thanks!
Received on Thu Jul 04 2019 - 07:37:30 CEST

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