How to set mode using file resource when file has symlink

I am trying to set mode of a file which has symlink, when i am setting the mode as ‘0777’ it is setting mode even for source file.

I tried using ‘manage_symlink_source’ attribute, when i set it to false i am getting exception. Is there any other way to handle this.

What you describe sounds like standard Linux behavior.

The permissions on symbolic links are basically always ignored; pretty much all permissions operation on the symlink are passed on to the destination.

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