Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 247429
xterm-192-7 gives wrong owner/permissions in /dev/pts
Last modified: 2007-11-16 20:14:56 EST
Description of problem:
Recent xterm upgrade gives problem with "mesg y".
Mesg output: mesg: error: tty device is not owned by group `tty'.
xterm's are suddenly owned by login name in /dev/pts i.s.o. tty.
acces in /dev/pty is now crw--w--w- i.s.o crw--w----, which is a potential
Former version of xterm (192-4) doesn't have this problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install xterm-192-7 on RHEL4
2. open xterm
3. type mesg y / ls -al /dev/pts
Entry in /dev/pts should be owned by tty i.s.o user.
Access in /dev/pty should be crw--w----
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 239070 ***