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Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2015 17:38:51 -0400
From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: getgrgid and errno

On Tue, Jun 09, 2015 at 03:52:52PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 09, 2015 at 09:46:50PM +0200, Julien Ramseier wrote:
> > 
> > > Le 9 juin 2015 à 21:17, Alex <alexinbeijing@...il.com> a écrit :
> > > 
> > > The code which you show says "if (rv) errno = rv". The debugger shows that rv is 0. So the condition is false and errno is not set.
> > > 
> > > It must have been set to ENOENT somewhere above that -- as you single-step through the code, keep printing errno on each line to find out where.
> > 
> > Thanks. I don’t know how I missed that.
> > 
> > errno is set to ENOENT by __nscd_query, since no nscd daemon is running and /var/run/nscd/socket does not exist.
> > So getgrgid always sets errno when the group doesn’t exist and no nscd daemon is available.
> > Is that expected?
> 
> No, it's a bug/oversight. There should be a fix in git master soon
> (and it should safely apply to recent releases if you prefer).

Fixed in commit bd1eaceaa3975bd2a2a34e211cff896affaecadf.

Rich

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