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Re: getgrouplist

From: Roland McGrath
Subject: Re: getgrouplist
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2001 16:40:25 -0400 (EDT)

> On Sun, Jun 24, 2001 at 03:09:19PM +0200, Mark Kettenis wrote:
> > To avoid forcing people to upgrade their libc we should add an
> > autoconf check for getgrouplist.
> I'm a little uncomfortable with this - it leads to a silent failure of
> a feature.  Libc is a critical component of the Hurd, shouldn't we
> AC_ERROR if required functionality isn't found and simply instruct
> them to upgrade?

Yeah?  Come back here and say that after you get glibc built. ;-)

We could put in a #warning in the #else case of #if HAVE_GETGROUPLIST.
That should suffice, and without making a hassle if it takes a while to get
libc upgraded.

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