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commit f581761c530a64d092b9ba9388df1e6b21d021b5
parent c21a664f7cd4d8ea0d22378c48229cccf7c69e33
Author: Tai Chi Minh Ralph Eastwood <>
Date:   Mon,  9 Feb 2015 21:25:58 +0000

chown.1: add symlink dereferencing flags to manpage

Mchown.1 | 10++++++++++
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/chown.1 b/chown.1 @@ -7,6 +7,9 @@ .Sh SYNOPSIS .Nm .Op Fl Rr +.Op Fl H +.Op Fl L +.Op Fl P .Op Ar owner Op Ar :group .Op Ar file ... .Sh DESCRIPTION @@ -19,6 +22,13 @@ changes the user or group ownership for the given Equivalent to \-r. .It Fl r Change directory ownership recursively. +.It Fl H +Only dereference symbolic links that are passed as command line arguments when +recursively traversing directories. +.It Fl L +Always dereference symbolic links while recursively traversing directories. +.It Fl P +Don't dereference symbolic links (default). .El .Sh SEE ALSO .Xr chown 2