[TUHS] observations on Unix v6's mount command

Erik E. Fair fair-tuhs at netbsd.org
Thu Mar 9 16:32:33 AEST 2017

The 31 is likely a UID number not found in /etc/passwd

Insofar as I know, you can set the ownership of a file to any arbitrary integer within the range of the uid_t (or whatever it was in ye olden days). See chown(8).


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