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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: listen, select, etc.
Date Tue, 17 Dec 1996 02:15:29 GMT
Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> sameer wrote:
> > 
> > 	I'd like approval before committing the following. I have
> > learned the following about select() on FreeBSD. Do people know what
> > it is like on other OSes? I'd also like to have the information about
> > how Listen works confirmed, as I'm not intimately familiar with that
> > bit of code.
> > 	(I suppose I should add that Apache will log "select error:
> > Invalid argument" when things aren't sized right)
> 
> It is generally true that you must set FD_SETSIZE if you want to use more than
> the default number of file descriptors. Whether the kernel can handle it, in
> general, is another questions. Certainly a caveat emptor.
> 

I've seen OSs silently ignore values > the kernel max and others that
return a failure
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