Subject: Re: stuck with filled vnode table
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 02/02/1999 22:38:16
firstname.lastname@example.org (Christos Zoulas) writes:
> Exactly. And make(1) runs effectively unlimit descriptors when it starts
> up. This is so that when it forks jobs in parallel, it can multiplex the
> i/o channels of each job.
i would think that:
* the number of file descriptors needed by a parallel make could be
guessed with some reasonable degree or accuracy, and
* it's not nearly enough to justify unlimiting fd usage....
Chris Demetriou - email@example.com - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.