Subject: Re: crcmp(), once again
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/20/2005 16:45:01
On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 03:46:21PM +0900, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> > The limit of 16 groups is well known and, in my experience,
> > admins try not to exceed it when NFS is heavily used.
> sure.
> there are no reliable way for client to know which group is
> relevant to an operation.  it's up to administrators.

Yes. But it would also be possible to retry the operation with the
second, third, etc ... part of the group list if the operation fail with
EACCESS. This would probably be an heavy change in the NFS client code,

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference