Subject: Re: New sysctl "net.listen_backlog"?
To: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/14/1998 21:11:46
Todd Vierling writes:
> On Mon, 14 Sep 1998, Jonathan Stone wrote:
> : * a default SOMAXCONN of 128 or more;
> Actually, SOMAXCONN _should_ be set to the upper hard limit, i.e. UINT_MAX.
> The reason is simple - your app compiles with the macro's define of 128, you
> up the limit via sysctl, and your app is still stuck at 128.
People compiling third party software that probably should have a
limit in it won't be happy with that.
Leave it be...