Re: How to increat [sic.] max open files?
3 Jan 1997 00:33:11 -0000

Richard B. Johnson:
> I think that a task, process, program, etc., that needs more than 100
> file handles is improperly written. Keeping that many files open at any
> one time will cause file destruction if the system crashes.

Only if the file handles refer to files.

[Consider sockets, pipes, etc. For example: qmail-send's handling of
qmail-remote, see]