Subject: Re: bin/14172
To: Jason R. Fink <>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/15/2002 10:47:03
On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Jason R. Fink wrote:

> > The correct response (according to POSIX) is to return -1 and not change
> > errno.
> > <>
> then do nothing at all. if posix overrides then the PR should be so
> noted and closed. the only other "solution" would be to go around, which
> breaks other rules anyhow.

I don't understand that.  POSIX merely specifies what we should do if the
maximum number of groups in unlimited.  It doesn't in any way prevent us
from making it unlimited.

Ben Harris                                                   <>
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