Subject: Re: pkg/32069
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List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 11/23/2005 09:39:03
The following reply was made to PR pkg/32069; it has been noted by GNATS.

Subject: Re: pkg/32069
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 10:37:46 +0100

 On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 06:13:02AM +0000, Roland Illig wrote:
 >  This patch fixes the problem, but I don't know about the side effects 
 >  that it may have.
 It hacks around the problem. Please do not commit this until all the
 consequences are understood.
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 >  $NetBSD$
 >  The GNU pthreads library cannot handle FD_SIZE > 1024, but openldap
 >  overrides that constant. I don't know even why any application should be
 >  allowed to override FD_SETSIZE.
 Because it wants to support more than the default descriptors when using
 select. That's a documented procedure and ignoring the O(n^2) nature of
 select, it is valid programming. Actually, the incorrectness is most
 likely in pth.