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Re: Why mkgroup does not list group members?
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 13 May 2013 20:44:09 +0200
- Subject: Re: Why mkgroup does not list group members?
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On May 13 18:30, Lavrentiev, Anton (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [C] wrote:
> > I'm shuddering to think of the memory requirements if all gr_mem
> > fields are filled in a bigger company.
> Well, for supplementary groups (which it was supposed to be used for)
> that does not actually look like very overwhelming...
I know companies and govs who have thousands of groups, many of them
with thousands of members. There are also the builtin groups like
"Users" or "Domain Users" which contain literally all users. Adding all
the users to the gr_mem field is not an option.
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