odd issue when running dbus-launch [patch to fix]

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Mon Jan 1 15:10:43 PST 2007

Vulpes Velox wrote:
>As to the question of glibc, I am not seeing where this actually uses

getgrouplist is a glibc function.

>I am curious, what function is failing? I see getgrouplist is working
>entirely properly.

No, it isn't.

   If *ngroups is smaller than the total number of groups found, then get‐
   grouplist() returns a value of ‘-1'.  In all cases the actual number of
   groups is stored in *ngroups.

Your getgrouplist isn't storing the actual number of groups in *ngroups. 
Your tests proved that.

>I am not seeing any attempts in dbus-sysdeps-unix.c to properly set
>buf_count. It is set at 17 and never changed after that. The problem
>with this is it limits some one to only 16 groups.

Exactly. getgrouplist is supposed to set it.

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