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Re: [RFC] getgroups2 system call

David Holland <> wrote:

> So they want to do it right, but this causes trouble on Linux? Why is
> this *our* problem?

Our problem is to have NetBSD supporting FUSE filesystem, and this
sometime require changes to libfuse.
> Also, has fuse really been around this long without ever having had
> support for group lists? Are you really the first person who's ever
> tried to use it for serious work?

On Linux that information is obtained from /proc, at the expense of
opening and reading it on each file operation, which is not good for
performances. On NetBSD this causes deadlocks vnode problems (Manuel
experienced it, he can explain further)

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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