smbd - could'nt set effective gid to 100 msg

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at
Wed Aug 16 14:34:40 GMT 2000

Steve Jacobson wrote:
> I was hoping that someone could take a look at this error and point me in
> the right direction.  Is there a better list / source for this?  I couldn't
> find anything more appropriate and functional on

> >
> > [2000/08/13 16:43:56, 0] smbd/uid.c:become_gid(105)
> >   Couldn't set effective gid to 100 currently set to (real=0,eff=0)

	Hmmn: I don't think that should happen...
	I used to have a similar problem, and just
	used DEBUG(0,("euid = %d\n", euid)) and the
	like in assert_gid in lib/util_sec.c to track
	it down (it was a Solaris CC problem).

	Send me mail if you need more help.

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