Subject: Re: increasing FD_SETSIZE to 1024 or 2048?
To: John Kohl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 07/04/2000 18:44:38
On Tue, 4 Jul 2000, John Kohl wrote:
: This causes problems if the calling program increases FD_SETSIZE and its
: file descriptor process limit, and then expects high-numbered file
: descriptors to work properly with the RPC runtime's built-in small
: fd_sets. To make it worse, the RPC runtime exports its fd_set as a
: global symbol the program can tweak. All callers had better use the
: same set size!
This is ... definitely suboptimal. This should be using poll(), and
certainly *not* exporting a fd_set for any reason.
-- Todd Vierling (firstname.lastname@example.org)