On Tue, 8 Mar 2005, David Collier-Brown wrote:

> Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> > Why can't we get Sun to fix their broken OS ?

>
>
> Sun, HP/UX, SGI Irix, AIX, BSD, etc, etc, all have this (really
> rather old!) restriction.
> If my memory serves, the upper limit in POSIX is 32, which
> is supported by at least SUN and AIX. Personally I prefer
> 0, 1 or many for any limits (:-))
>


For information only (not expert opinion):

AIX 5.2:

#ifdef _POSIX_SOURCE
#define _POSIX_NGROUPS_MAX 8
....

(always defined)

#define NGROUPS_MAX 64

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AIX 5.3:

#ifdef _POSIX_SOURCE
#define _POSIX_NGROUPS_MAX 8
....

#define NGROUPS_MAX 128



Bill


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