Subject: Re: sysconf(_SC_OPEN_MAX) semantics
To: Brook Milligan <email@example.com>
From: Klaus Klein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/29/2000 08:37:34
Brook Milligan <email@example.com> writes:
> It seems that there are two impressions about the meaning of return
> values from sysconf(3) for the case of sysconf(_SC_OPEN_MAX). The
> NetBSD man page (1.4) states
> The maximum number of open files per user id.
> Others seem to claim that it is PER PROCESS not per user id. [...]
It's a bug in the NetBSD manual page, which will be fixed in 1.5.
(The implementation does TRT, however.)