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Old 01-26-2009, 07:46 PM   #1
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What happens if /dev/pts in /etc/fstab doesn't have the same GID as tty in /etc/group


I'm running Linux 2.6.24 on my machine.

The file /etc/ftab contains the following:
/dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0

The file /etc/group contains the following:
tty:x:12:

/dev/pts should be owned by tty and hence gid should be 12 and not 5.

I'd like to know what kind of failure to expect(what application/tools/scripts will fail)with a mismatch like this.
 
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