Re: sys_chown() hits symlinks

Stefan Monnier (monnier+lists/linux/kernel/news/@TEQUILA.SYSTEMSZ.CS.YALE.EDU)
18 Jan 1998 14:12:53 -0500 (H. Peter Anvin) writes:
> Incorrect. Neither the owner nor the mode of a symlink have any
> effects, whatsoever.

And that's too bad !
Any idea why unix does it this way and why no unix derivative got rid of this
appearently stupid behavior ?