FW: mkgroup (366):  The API return buffer is too small.
Fri Aug 31 00:16:00 GMT 2007
On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 05:44:39PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>On 30 August 2007 01:35, Brian Egge wrote:
>> When running mkgroup after installing cygwin I receive the following
>> $ mkgroup -l -d > /etc/group
>> mkgroup (366):  The API return buffer is too small.
>> I suspect this is due to the large number of groups our organization
> Very strange. All the other netenum* calls use MAX_PREFERRED_LENGTH. Can't
>see why this one would be omitted, but the fix is basically obvious.
> Tested by turning down the size to 128 so I could reproduce the error on my
>system here, then using MAX_PREFERRED_LENGTH and watching it no longer fail.
> * mkgroup.c (enum_groups): Use MAX_PREFERRED_LENGTH in netgroupenum
> call so that it will automatically size returned buffer sufficiently.
Looks good to me. Please check it in, Dave.
Thanks for the patch.
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