Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 2722
chown/chgrp different behavior on bad symlinks
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:50 EDT
chown -f exits with a 0 on a bad symlink
chgrp -f does not
*** Bug 2374 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
the fixperms macro bombs out if chown or chgrp fails. This
isn't the behaviour that RPM 2.5 had. While it is only a
configuration issue, it seems to make sense to me that the
default behaviour is to be backwards compatible with 2.5.
Seems to work since at least 6.2...