Subject: Re: New sysctl "net.listen_backlog"?
To: Marc Slemko <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 09/14/1998 22:47:55
On Mon, 14 Sep 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:
: And my problem with that is it is broken compared to every other operating
: system out there. Introducing needless incompatibilities doesn't make
: sense. You can't just suddenly say to vendors that have been using
: SOMAXCONN all along "oh, sorry, your app is broken now." Well, not
: without a good reason anyway.
And why would it be broken? If a sysadmin sets the limit too high, he gets
what he deserves. An app using SOMAXCONN won't break - and will in fact
gain the configurability of the new sysctl.
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)