How much should we work around buggy Solaris/OpenIndiana/Illumos > 16 groups bugs?

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Jun 10 11:33:23 MDT 2013

On Sat, Jun 08, 2013 at 01:49:23PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> I've uploaded to the
> attached two patches that will help some sites that can't fix their OS,
> but need more than 16 groups. 
> Given that a number of sites seem to deploy this, and there has been no
> reaction on the Illumos side indicating a desire to fix this, should we
> just do the qsort() unconditionally on Solaris-based OS's, for the sake
> of our users?

Yes !

> I don't propose to detect buggy versions, if we did this I figured to
> make it happen on all Solaris builds.
> Any thoughts?



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