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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@attglobal.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] increase file descriptor limit automatically at httpd startup
Date Wed, 10 Jul 2002 15:15:38 GMT
Brian Pane <bpane@pacbell.net> writes:

> > 2) shouldn't the user be able to control how many file descriptors
> >    can be used by Apache?  in general, they should be able to mitigate
> >    the resource growth caused by an Apache or module bug by playing
> >    with soft limits
> > 
> >    a) this makes it harder to simulate running out of file descriptors
> >       during testing
> > 
> >       without the patch, "ulimit -n 20" will generate some excitement;
> >       with the patch, it is off to the OS documentation to figure out
> >       how to change the hard limit on various systems
> 
> What do you think about about setting the ulimit in apachectl
> (and not in the httpd) by default?

I think that is a good idea.

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Jeff Trawick | trawick@attglobal.net
Born in Roswell... married an alien...

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