/* provide consistent interface to getgroups for systems that don't allow N==0 Copyright (C) 1996, 1999, 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA. */ /* written by Jim Meyering */ #include <config.h> #include <stdio.h> #include <sys/types.h> #include <errno.h> #include <stdlib.h> #include "xalloc.h" /* On at least Ultrix 4.3 and NextStep 3.2, getgroups (0, 0) always fails. On other systems, it returns the number of supplemental groups for the process. This function handles that special case and lets the system- provided function handle all others. */ int getgroups (int n, GETGROUPS_T *group) { int n_groups; GETGROUPS_T *gbuf; int saved_errno; #undef getgroups if (n != 0) return getgroups (n, group); n = 20; while (1) { /* No need to worry about address arithmetic overflow here, since the ancient systems that we're running on have low limits on the number of secondary groups. */ gbuf = xmalloc (n * sizeof *gbuf); n_groups = getgroups (n, gbuf); if (n_groups < n) break; free (gbuf); n += 10; } saved_errno = errno; free (gbuf); errno = saved_errno; return n_groups; }

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