Subject: Re: UID_MAX (Was: alarm(4G)?)
To: Geoff Wing <>
From: Paul Wain <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/06/1999 23:55:37
My mistake. Misread what it was exactly you were point at :) You are right 4294867294
!= 214748364 no matter how I look at it :)

Looking at stat(2) is my only hint on this: uid_t is a u_int32_t so Im guessing the
value is wrong and a hangover from some where...


Geoff Wing wrote:

> Yes, but 2^31-2 != 2147483647U esp. since one's an odd number and the other's
> an even number, so either the number is wrong or the comment.