Subject: Re: crcmp(), once again
To: None <>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/18/2005 07:09:59
>    - It is unclear why it is necessary at all.

why unclear, while you know where it's used?

>    - It is the only reason for sorting group lists
>      when they enter the kernel via setgroups(),
>      which itself is considered unwanted.

i don't think the result of setgroups is fed into crcmp.
the change didn't fix anything and should be backed out, IMO.

>    - It has a big FIXME comment.
>      src/sys/kern/kern_prot.c

i don't see why it needs to be fixed.
credentials with the different order of groups are different.