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RE: Check out fails

From: Rancier, Jeff
Subject: RE: Check out fails
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 16:43:04 -0400

One key thing I think I ommitted, is that xinetd/cvs on Windows are

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| Subject: Re: Check out fails
| Todd Denniston writes:
| > 
| > which would imply either the user name given was invalid (for where
| > initgroups looked) or the additional group was. Does 
| initgroups get pointed
| > at CVSROOT/passwd if it exists?
| No, it just gets the username and associated gid from the 
| system passwd
| file.  If the username were invalid, the passwd file lookup would have
| failed, so that's not it.  If the associated gid were 
| invalid, the user
| probably wouldn't be able to log in, so that's probably not 
| it either. 
| I do note that getgroups() can fail with EINVAL if there are 
| more groups
| than will fit in the output argument.  Perhaps there's an undocumented
| internal limit in initgroups() that he's running into -- how 
| many groups
| is that user in?
| -Larry Jones
| I hate it when they look at me that way. -- Calvin

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