Jeremy Allison wrote:
> No - why can't initgroups()/setgroups()/getgroups() just
> be made dynamic ? There is no binary compatibility issue
> as setgroups/getgroups take a size parameter,


It can, but, the kernel was from back before Posix decided
that "Application writers should note that {NGROUPS_MAX} is
not necessarily a constant on all implementations."

I'm thinking of writing an interposer...

--dave
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