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From: Adhemerval Zanella <>
Subject: [glibc] Linux: consolidate lchown implementation
Date: Wed,  7 Dec 2022 19:15:09 +0000 (GMT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw);h=25ca6175bacb40b9704458e53ddee58865d8ab2b

commit 25ca6175bacb40b9704458e53ddee58865d8ab2b
Author: Adhemerval Zanella Netto <>
Date:   Wed Oct 19 19:14:11 2022 -0300

    Linux: consolidate lchown implementation
    Use lchown syscall if defined, otherwise use fchownat.
    Checked on x86_64-linux-gnu.
    Reviewed-by: Carlos O'Donell <>
    Tested-by: Carlos O'Donell <>

 sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/{generic => }/lchown.c | 11 ++++++++---
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/generic/lchown.c b/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/lchown.c
similarity index 75%
rename from sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/generic/lchown.c
rename to sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/lchown.c
index 996925d799..4888e5f194 100644
--- a/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/generic/lchown.c
+++ b/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/lchown.c
@@ -1,4 +1,5 @@
-/* Copyright (C) 2011-2022 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
+/* Change ownership of a file.  Linux version.
+   Copyright (C) 2011-2022 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
    This file is part of the GNU C Library.
    The GNU C Library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
@@ -23,7 +24,11 @@
 __lchown (const char *file, uid_t owner, gid_t group)
-  return INLINE_SYSCALL (fchownat, 5, AT_FDCWD, file, owner, group,
-                         AT_SYMLINK_NOFOLLOW);
+#ifdef __NR_lchown
+  return INLINE_SYSCALL_CALL (lchown, file, owner, group);
+  return INLINE_SYSCALL_CALL (fchownat, AT_FDCWD, file, owner, group,
 weak_alias (__lchown, lchown)

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