Pierre A. Humblet
Wed Sep 11 06:17:00 GMT 2002

Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> > P.S.: Why is there a need to define ILLEGAL_GID? It
> > is never used to set a value.
> It's used in chown_worker() to check against gid -1 on input.

O.K, it's used to check against -1, but -1 is never used as
a reserved value. In other words, why is the largest possible
gid value forbidden? 


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