The chown keyword[edit | edit source]
chown changes the owner and probably the group of a LIST of files. The first two elements of LIST must be numerical and contain the uid and gid. If one or both of these numbers are equal to -1, this is interpreted on most system that these values are to be left unchanged. Returns the number of successfully changed files.
Syntax[edit | edit source]
Examples[edit | edit source]
$cnt = chown $uid, $gid, 'foo', 'bar'; […] chown $uid, $gid, @filenames;