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getgroups.c

/* provide consistent interface to getgroups for systems that don't allow N==0

   Copyright (C) 1996, 1999, 2003, 2006-2011 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 3 of the License, 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, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.  */

/* written by Jim Meyering */

#include <config.h>

#include <unistd.h>

#include <errno.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdint.h>

#if !HAVE_GETGROUPS

/* Provide a stub that fails with ENOSYS, since there is no group
   information available on mingw.  */
int
getgroups (int n _GL_UNUSED, GETGROUPS_T *groups _GL_UNUSED)
{
  errno = ENOSYS;
  return -1;
}

#else /* HAVE_GETGROUPS */

# undef getgroups
# ifndef GETGROUPS_ZERO_BUG
#  define GETGROUPS_ZERO_BUG 0
# endif

/* On at least Ultrix 4.3 and NextStep 3.2, getgroups (0, NULL) 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.  However,
   it can fail with ENOMEM if memory is tight.  It is unspecified
   whether the effective group id is included in the list.  */

int
rpl_getgroups (int n, gid_t *group)
{
  int n_groups;
  GETGROUPS_T *gbuf;
  int saved_errno;

  if (n < 0)
    {
      errno = EINVAL;
      return -1;
    }

  if (n != 0 || !GETGROUPS_ZERO_BUG)
    {
      int result;
      if (sizeof *group == sizeof *gbuf)
        return getgroups (n, (GETGROUPS_T *) group);

      if (SIZE_MAX / sizeof *gbuf <= n)
        {
          errno = ENOMEM;
          return -1;
        }
      gbuf = malloc (n * sizeof *gbuf);
      if (!gbuf)
        return -1;
      result = getgroups (n, gbuf);
      if (0 <= result)
        {
          n = result;
          while (n--)
            group[n] = gbuf[n];
        }
      saved_errno = errno;
      free (gbuf);
      errno == saved_errno;
      return result;
    }

  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 = malloc (n * sizeof *gbuf);
      if (!gbuf)
        return -1;
      n_groups = getgroups (n, gbuf);
      if (n_groups == -1 ? errno != EINVAL : n_groups < n)
        break;
      free (gbuf);
      n *= 2;
    }

  saved_errno = errno;
  free (gbuf);
  errno = saved_errno;

  return n_groups;
}

#endif /* HAVE_GETGROUPS */

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