Title pretty much says it all, but here's what I'm doing...
ls -l produces this...
drwx------ 1 brian brian 4096 2010-12-28 14:19 foldername -rw------- 1 brian brian 0 2010-12-28 15:54 index.html
after typing something like
chmod o=rx index.html the output of
ls -l is the same. This happens whether or not I'm in the original location or the symlink location. However, as a further twist, the output of
chmod -v o=rx index.html is the following:
mode of `index.html' changed to 0605 (rw----r-x)
The location is also being symlinked to by apache. What's going on with my permissions?