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From Sam Talebbeik <>
Date Sat, 04 Dec 1999 04:04:54 GMT
I am assuming that OS X is a Unix variant. Are you referring to
the 1024 file descriptor per process limit on Unix or something else?
If it is file descriptors per process limit then it can be bumped up
with getrlimit() and setrlimit() combinarions on Unix.


Wilfredo Sanchez wrote:

>   Is there any reason why Windows has a larger HARD_SERVER_LIMIT
> than Unix?  Why not bump up the value to 1024 for Unix as well?
>   Apparently the guys don't want to use Apache because
> they've run into this limit when they tried it out. I can build them
> one with a larger limit, but I'm wondering if I should just change
> this limit for the built-in Apache on OS X, since we have no reason
> to think the system will crap out, and in any case we'd fix it if it
> did.  Is that a reasonable thing to do?
>         -Fred
> --
>        Wilfredo Sanchez,
> Apple Computer, Inc., Core Operating Systems / BSD
>           Technical Lead, Darwin Project
>    1 Infinite Loop, 302-4K, Cupertino, CA 95014

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