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SubjectRe: [BK PATCH 1/4] fix NGROUPS hard limit (resend)
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On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 01:03:47PM -0500, Jesse Pollard wrote:
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> And I really doubt that anybody has 10000 unique groups (or even
> close to that) running under any system. The center I'm at has
> some of the largest UNIX systems ever made, and there are only
> about 600 unique groups over the entire center. The largest number
> of groups a user can be in is 32. And nobody even comes close.

Large CVS hosting operations like GNU Savannah have historically used
patches to increase NGROUPS. Using one group per project in CVS is the
sanest way to manage a big repository with complex permissions.

miket
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