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

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Jun 10 13:01:02 MDT 2013

On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 02:37:37PM -0400, Ira Cooper wrote:
> Can someone point me at the actual illumos issue that was raised in their
> bug tracker?

I pinged one of the Illumos folks about this, but they're
a bit busy.

> I know Andrew raised one, but as I remember, that one wandered off track.
> This is very specific, and I'd guess most illumos devs could fix it
> promptly.  Heck, if it stops people from being as Jeremy so nicely put it
> "completely sanctimonious
> pricks", it's something I can probably do.
> But, that said, there ARE broken systems, and there will be broken systems,
> so some workaround will be needed... and probably for a long time given the
> lifetime of Solaris systems.
> So detecting it might be nice...  Can someone "detect" it if I "fix" it.

Only as root I think. IMHO you should fix it for Illumos,
and we should add the workaround to Samba.


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