rsnapsht is showing warning: could not lchown() symlink "path-to-file"

problem:
rsnapshot is getting errors / warning, the exit could is not "success":

example:
[2022-07-01T08:40:01] WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink "/opt/backup_rsnapshot/daily.1/localhost/etc/ssl/certs/SecureSign_RootCA11.pem"
[2022-07-01T08:40:01] WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink "/opt/backup_rsnapshot/daily.1/localhost/etc/ssl/certs/ISRG_Root_X1.pem"
[2022-07-01T08:40:01] WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink "/opt/backup_rsnapshot/daily.1/localhost/etc/ssl/certs/Certigna_Root_CA.pem"
[2022-07-01T08:40:01] WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink "/opt/backup_rsnapshot/daily.1/localhost/etc/ssl/certs/DigiCert_High_Assurance_EV_Root_CA.pem"
[2022-07-01T08:40:01] WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink "/opt/backup_rsnapshot/daily.1/localhost/etc/ssl/certs/TWCA_Global_Root_CA.pem"
[2022-07-01T08:40:01] WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink "/opt/backup_rsnapshot/daily.1/localhost/etc/ssl/certs/QuoVadis_Root_CA_2_G3.pem"
[2022-07-01T08:40:01] WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink "/opt/backup_rsnapshot/daily.1/localhost/etc/systemd/system/bind9.service"
[2022-07-01T08:40:01] WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink "/opt/backup_rsnapshot/daily.1/localhost/etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/cron.service"
[2022-07-01T08:40:01] WARNING: Could not lchown() symlink "/opt/backup_rsnapshot/daily.1/localhost/etc/systemd/system/mult


solution:
>>> install the necessary perl library!!
>>>>>>> apt-get install liblchown-perl

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