Subject: Re: increase default for number of files descriptors per process
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greywolf <email@example.com>
Date: 10/05/2003 19:38:12
Thus spake Andrew Brown ("AB> ") sometime Today...
AB> (1) that sounds reasonable, but in practice, how many applications do
AB> you use that actually run up against the default soft limit of two
Hm. "cdrecord", regularly...
"mozilla" on occasion...
"gimp" from time to time...
There are quite a few apps which will chew up and spit out stack like
there's no tomorrow -- and they discover, once they hit that limit,
that they are quite correct in their assumptions.
"I didn't get where I am today without using NetBSD."