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Re: [PATCH 6/6] fdopen() opens successfully more descriptiors than STREAM_MAX

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 09:02:00PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 6:30 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger
> > This patch is wrong. FOPEN_MAX and STREAM_MAX are soft limits.
> > They are the minimum support number of open stream and exceeding this
> > limit is allowed.
> May be you are true. But I don't see the similar sentence in the SUSv3.

Take a look at the description of the constants in limits.h (or
stdio.h). Also, apply some common sense: Does it make sense to stop an
application after opening 8/20/whatever streams?


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