'getent group' only returns a few groups - Solaris 8

David Shapiro David.Edward.Shapiro at btitele.com
Tue Apr 2 05:06:01 GMT 2002

Why does it work corretly on Linux?


-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin (HxPro) Wheatley [mailto:hxpro at cinesite.co.uk]
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2002 3:40 AM
To: Matt Pavlovich
Cc: David Shapiro; samba-technical at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: 'getent group' only returns a few groups - Solaris 8

Matt Pavlovich wrote:
> He said, 1024 chars per line of a group listing.  If that is the case,
> winbind would have to keep track of # of chars, and then print
> newline+groupname+gid and continue the listing of names.

The 1024 limit sounds like a NIS/mdbm issue - not a Sun only limit, at
least that's what SGI say...


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