Bug 82619 - maximum number of users in group
maximum number of users in group
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: libc (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2003-01-23 20:53 EST by Rob Malouf
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-10 19:09:19 EDT
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Description Rob Malouf 2003-01-23 20:53:25 EST
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Description of problem:
There appears to be a maximum number of users which can be a member of a group
in /etc/group.  Once the line for that group gets too long, it (and all the
lines after it in /etc/groups) are ignored. 

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a group with 100 or so members

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Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2003-01-26 16:58:02 EST
Please try rawhide glibc.
Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2003-04-10 19:09:19 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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