Re: How to increat [sic.] max open files?

Richard B. Johnson (
Fri, 3 Jan 1997 13:17:30 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 3 Jan 1997, James L. McGill wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Jan 1997, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

Okay! Now, how many FDs should a process be allowed to have? This has to
be defined by a rule, not a good rule, not a bad rule, but simply a rule!
I think we need ANSI or POSIX or some such "committee" to make such a rule.
... even though I hate committees.

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