Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:34:18 +0100 From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> To: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> Cc: bug-coreutils@....org, musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: coreutils cp mishandles error return from lchmod * Rich Felker: > coreutils should be opting to use the system-provided lchmod, which is > safe, and correctly handling error returns (silently treating > EOPNOTSUPP as success) rather than as hard errors. glibc's lchmod always returns ENOSYS (except on Hurd). I don't know how lchmod is used in coreutils, but I suspect it is not particularly useful. Thanks, Florian
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