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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] add ListenBacklog
Date Wed, 11 Jun 1997 01:08:44 GMT
On Tue, 10 Jun 1997, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> On Mon, 9 Jun 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:
> > I also decided to change the 512 default to 511 for those broken linux
> > systems.
> I'm not convinced this is required... at least eyeballing the 2.0.30
> linux kernel code it doesn't seem to be.  But I think last time I said
> that Aram said it's a library problem.  Yuck.  Linux won't go over 128
> anyhow, but I wrote a patch that lets it go over 128.  I should try to
> get it into the mainstream.

It is an old version, I have actually seen a few people have the problem
and, when I had them change it to 511, it worked.

Hmm.  Just did a search and found a patch you wrote two months ago where
you changed it from an unsigned char.  And some old Linux kernel source
was warning of the problem...

It certainly isn't a problem with newer versions or there would be a lot
of trouble.

> > Oh, and there is a PR somewhere that mentions this too...
> PR#240, which actually includes a patch too.

Yup, but the patch is broken because it implements it as a per server
thing.  OTOH, numerous existing things do that when they (IMHO)

> +1 on your patch.
> Dean

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