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Re: [RFC] getgroups2 system call (Matthew Mondor) writes:

>What does NFS do in this case?  I seem to remember that it also imposes
>a sane size limit, possibly even below NGROUPS_MAX, is it really the
>case?  If so, would this also be acceptable?

NFS (or rather the underlying SunRPC) passes an array of 16 gids, which is
a common problem when you try to use groups for fine grained access control.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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