I have read that when Process A start Process B, then Process B will inherit Process A's Process Group ID.

I tested this by making bash execute the cat program, but I found out that bash and cat had two different Process Group ID, why is that?


The sid (session id) should be consistent.

When bash runs a command, it generally assigns the PGID to the first process. If its a pipeline, all the piped commands have the same PGID as the first process.

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