Re: [PATCH] thread wakeup fix for 2.4.0-test7

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 08:55:21 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
> > close doesn't close. This would be a ``bug'', Linus.
> Nope. The fd can be closed and a new one opened while the poll sleeps on the
> existing one. The current code is compliant

So can you open enough files to crash a machine this way then?
(Because the _fd_ limit is never reached, but the open file limit may be).

-- Jamie
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